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The Fix: Faith Congregational Church Loans Historic Pennington Pulpit Bible

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Published Date:
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:00:43 +0000
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Exhibitions
History and Culture
The Fix (Preservation)
African American history
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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The Fix
Description:
Faith Congregational Church in Hartford, Connecticut has a 195 year legacy that includes a noteworthy collection of historical materials, including an extensive collection of historical papers and artifacts. This collection holds  several bibles dating back to the early 19th century, the most famous being the Rev. James W. C. Pennington Bible.  A fugitive from slavery, <a href="https://blog.library.si.edu/blog/2016/12/02/fix-faith-congregational-church-loans-historic-pennington-pulpit-bible/#more-'" class="more-link">more &#187;</a>
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