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Amistad in New London for its 175th anniversary commemoration

By Dana Jensen

Publication: theday.com

Published August 23. 2014 3:26PM   Updated August 24. 2014 12:36AM
Dana Jensen/The Day
The Amistad, left, and the Mystic Whaler pass while on the Thames River in New London Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. The Amistad is in town for the 175th anniversary celebration Monday of the original ship arriving in New London.

The Amistad is in New London for the official 175th anniversary celebration of the arrival of the original ship in 1839. The public commemoration will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at Amistad Pier in New London and is hosted by the New London Maritime Society in conjunction with Amistad America and Connecticut Landmarks.

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