Culture Connect Featured Event
The Life and Times of William Webb:
An African American Civil War Soldier from Connecticut
Saturday, January 19 2pm
$3 adults pass, free for children 12 and under.
“Listen, there is no more clanging; there are no more slave chains. I’m Free! Praise the Lord I’m Free!”Meet Private William Riley Salisbury Webb of the 29th Connecticut Volunteers, who fought in the American Civil War. Hear the old song that answers what our fight was all about: an opportunity and chance at freedom. Kevin Johnson of the Connecticut State Library brings to life the story of William Webb.