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Want to learn more about William Lanson?

Click here to download the full informational pamphlet on Lanson’s life!

Site Projects|New Haven announces a Seminar and Film, April 25, 2021. 3 – 4:45 PM. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF WILLIAM LANSON: 19th c Black Businessman and Builder of the City, 

Excluded from the city’s history for almost two-centuries, New Haven is finally elevating this important man for his contributions to our city. The program will be the most comprehensive and accessible collection of historical data available on Lanson to date, and will consist of a pamphlet, video, and virtual seminar.

The seminar will feature 4 local scholars as panelists making presentations and answering questions regarding Lanson’s businesses, emancipation efforts, representation of black history in public art, and more.

Please make sure to register by following the link on our program page: www.siteprojects.org/lanson