Governor Dannel Malloy, Mayor Toni N. Harp, State Senator Martin Looney, and State Representative Toni Walker will join representatives from Discovering Amistad this Saturday, October 15, to officially welcome the return to New Haven of Connecticut’s flagship, the Freedom schooner Amistad. Saturday’s event will be at Long Wharf Pier, 389 Long Wharf Drive, in New Haven.
The public is welcome to attend the opening ceremony at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, with tours of the vessel available from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.; tours are also available Sunday, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event will feature performances by local entertainers, and food carts will be available for visitors both days. Parking is available at the Maritime Center at 545 Long Wharf Drive, New Haven.