february, 2021

The Heroes of Ned’s Mountain with Historian Jack Sanders

10feb4:00 pmThe Heroes of Ned’s Mountain with Historian Jack Sanders

Event Details

In this webinar, historian Jack Sanders will reveal new research that centers on Ned and Betsy Armstrong, who not only operated a Ridgefield station on the Underground Railroad but their grandsons were among the many Black soldiers who fought and died in the Civil War. In addition, Mr. Sanders will introduce other Black families who lived on Ned’s Mountain and also sent sons to the 29th Regiment (Colored) of Connecticut Volunteers.
Following the hour-long presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions. Click here to register!
The webinar is presented by the Ridgefield Historical Society, with the RIdgefield Library, and Ridgebury Congregational Church. A Zoom link will be provided a few days before the program. This program is supported by CT Humanities and Fairfield County Bank.


(Wednesday) 4:00 pm