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Stonington Steamboat Hotel “A Restaurant Family” Presentation
February 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us, free to all, and take a glimpse into the rich history and culture of Stonington and its famous Steamboat Hotel. Vyse will delve into the fascinating story of the African American restaurant family that worked out of the hotel, providing a unique and engaging look at this important part of Stonington’s past.
Uncover the inspiring journey of Dr. Alexander Augusta, who, despite facing many obstacles, became a doctor, served in the Union army, and tirelessly worked towards racial equality. Discover the significance of the restaurant at the Steamboat Hotel, opened by Margaret Barnswell and her family.
There will be much more to share, and we hope to see you all there!