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


Pictured above and known today as “Faith Congregational Church,” the present Talcott Street Church is located at 2030 Main Street, Hartford, CT.

1826 – African Religious Society

1839 – First Hartford Colored Congregational Church

1852 – Fifth Congregational Church

1860 – Talcott Street Congregational Church

1906 – Talcott Street Congregational Church (New Building)

1954 to Present – Faith Congregational Church located on 2030 Main Street, Hartford, CT