|Black & Native Heritage||Talcott St. Church Timeline|
|Rev. James Pennington||The Amistad Trial|
|The Underground Railroad||Augustus Washington|
|James Mars||Rebecca Primus|
|The Eastons||Ann Plato|
|John Hooker||What’s Next|
Cover image: Beloved Sisters and Loving Friends,
Letters from Rebecca Primus of Royal Oak, Maryland,
and Addie Brown of Hartford, Connecticut
Rebecca Primus was a member of Talcott Street Church, Teacher, and School Founder.
A member of the Talcott Street Church, Primus may have also been a teacher at the Black School located in its basement before she left for Maryland to found a school for newly emancipated blacks following the Civil War.
Born in 1836, Primus was the oldest of four children in an economically secure Hartford family.
The Primus’ were socially prominent and active in the small black community and in Talcott Street Church. She married in 1872 and passed away February 21, 1932.