The famous tall ship Amistad- the flagship of Connecticut is coming to Middletown on Saturday, October 2, 2021. Events at Harbor Park will begin at 11:00 a.m. starting with the Third Annual Middletown Middle Passage and Port Marker Ceremony presented by the Middlesex County Historical Society.
Featuring educational events, music, entertainment, and on-board tours of the ship.
All are invited to come learn the Amistad story and its ongoing relevance today.
Middle Passage and
The Amistad Uprising:
Stories of Yesterday & Today
Saturday, October 2, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Third Annual Middletown Port Marker Ceremony
African Drumming and Dancing
Flower Offering Ceremony
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Welcoming of The Tall Ship Amistad
with remarks & raising of Flags on Ship
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
On ship touring and dockside education
For more information about Discovering Amistad, visit their website. For more information about welcoming Amistad to Middletown, visit here for directions and parking instructions.