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Bristol Historical Society

Bristol, Connecticut

The mission of the Bristol Historical Society is to promote an interest in local history...
Brookfield Museum & Historical Society

Brookfield, Connecticut

In May 1788, by resolution of the Connecticut General Assembly, the Parish of Newbury was...
Canterbury Historical Society

Canterbury, Connecticut

The society meets monthly. All meetings are free and open to the public, and—...
Canton Historical Museum

Collinsville, Connecticut

At its peak 100 plows a day were manufactured by the company. In 1924 the building was...
Chester Historical Society

Chester, Connecticut

The Chester Historical Society was founded in 1970. In keeping with its mission, the...
Connecticut Firemen's Museum

Manchester, Connecticut

Located in the heart of the Cheney National Historic District, The Fire Museum is housed...
Connecticut State Library & Supreme Court Building

Hartford, Connecticut

The library and court building became an important repository of local and state archival...
Coventry Historical Society

Coventry, Connecticut

As part of the mission, the society provides local schools with materials and resources...
Custom House Maritime Museum

New London, Connecticut

NLMS was formed in 1983 by a group of concerned citizens looking to save New London's "...
Darien Historical Society

Darien, Connecticut

The society operates the Bates-Scofield Homestead, an eighteenth century house-museum...
Denison Society & Homestead Museum

Mystic, Connecticut

This historic Denison house, Pequotsepos Manor, was the home for six generations of one...
Derby Historical Society & Humphreys House

Ansonia, Connecticut

More than just a wonderful interactive tool for educating the region's children, the...
Dudley Farm, The

Guilford, Connecticut

The last family member, David Dudley, gave the farm to the North Guilford Volunteer Fire...
Essex Historical Society

Essex, Connecticut

Initially, Hill's Academy served as the main focus of the society for it was both a...
Fairfield Historical Society & Museum

Fairfield, Connecticut

The Fairfield Museum and History Center was established in 2007 by the 103-year-old...
Glebe House Museum

Woodbury, Connecticut

Today, the Glebe House Museum and Jekyll Garden is a non-profit educational institution...
Gov. Jonathan Trumbull House

Lebanon, Connecticut

Governor Jonathan Trumbull's house is unusual in having the only central chimney with a...
Guilford Keeping Society

Guilford, Connecticut

Along with the buildings, we maintain an extensive collection of Guilford historic...
Gunn Historical Museum

Washington, Connecticut

Visitors can step into the world that was and see it through the eyes, images, artifacts...
Haddam Historical Society

Haddam, Connecticut

The society operates the Thankful Arnold House Museum and the Wilhelmina Ann Arnold...
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

Hartford, Connecticut

This historic site includes the Visitor Center (1873 Carriage House), the Harriet Beecher...
Historical Society Of The Town Of Greenwich

Cos Cob, Connecticut

The grounds and gardens have been restored to their appearance during the Cos Cob...
Hunt Hill Farm Trust

New Milford, Connecticut

The trust is devoted to protecting this piece of New England agricultural history - the...
Kent Historical Society

Kent, Connecticut

The Swift House has recently become the focus of town wide attention. Owned by the Town...
Lebanon Historical Society & Museum

Lebanon, Connecticut

The museum complex includes the award-winning interactive exhibition, "Turning the...
Litchfield Historical Society & History Museum

Litchfield, Connecticut

The Litchfield History Museum invites visitors to explore the evolution of a small New...
Lockwood Mathews Mansion Museum

Norwalk, Connecticut

Lockwood's financial reversals in 1869 and his untimely death in 1872 resulted in the...
Manchester Historical Society & Old Manchester Museum

Manchester, Connecticut

The society manages The History Center, 175 Pine Street, site of our administrative...
Mark Twain House And Museum

Hartford, Connecticut

The Mark Twain House and Museum provides a rich treasury of Twain's triumphs and...
Middlesex County Historical Society

Middletown, Connecticut

The Historical Society is headquartered at General Mansfield House, one of the few...
Milford Historical Society

Milford, Connecticut

The society aims to assist the research, nurture the interest, and provoke the actions of...
Monte Cristo Cottage

New London, Connecticut

The Monte Cristo Cottage was the only permanent home of Eugene O'Neill from his birth in...
Mystic River Historical Society

Mystic, Connecticut

The society maintains a part-time archival and curatorial staff available to assist...
Mystic Seaport Museum

Mystic, Connecticut

Mystic Seaport, the Museum of America and the Sea, is one of the oldest living history...
Naugatuck Historical Society & Museum

Naugatuck, Connecticut

The organization has about 200 members and has recently opened their new office and...
New Canaan Historical Society & Museums

New Canaan, Connecticut

Fulfilling its mission, the society brings together the historical artifacts, events, and...
New Haven Museum And Historical Society

New Haven, Connecticut

The New Haven Colony Historical Society was founded in 1862 by a group of citizens...
New London County Historical Society

New London, Connecticut

One of the first goals of the organizers was to begin to collect materials of historical...
New Milford Historical Society & Museum

New Milford, Connecticut

The museum’s galleries, special exhibits, and museum shop capture a slice of life...
Noah Webster House

West Hartford, Connecticut

The Noah Webster House, probably built c. 1748, is the restored birthplace and childhood...
Norfolk Historical Society & Museum

Norfolk, Connecticut

The museum is housed in the old Norfolk Academy, built in 1840, later used as the Town...
Norwalk Historical Society & Mill Hill Museum

Norwalk, Connecticut

The Mill Hill complex consists of three historical buildings and a cemetery. Through the...
Old Saybrook Historical Society

Old Saybrook, Connecticut

The society endeavors to further encourage the study of the preservation of historic...
Old Statehouse, Hartford

Hartford, Connecticut

The Hartford Convention of 1814, one the earliest debates on the sovereignty of states...
Phelps Tavern Museum

Simsbury, Connecticut

The mission of the society is to promote an appreciation of the history of Simsbury, its...
Ridgefield Historical Society

Ridgefield, Connecticut

The headquarters also features a reception and reference room, where the public can...
Rocky Hill Historical Society & Museum

Rocky Hill, Connecticut

The Rocky Hill Historical Society's current mission is to continue to preserve Academy...
Sharon Historical Society & Museum

Sharon, Connecticut

The Sharon Historical Society has an institutional history similar to many small...
Shelton Historical Society

Shelton, Connecticut

The early 19th-century Brownson House is an example of late-Federal/early Greek Revival...
Sherman Historical Society & Museum

Sherman, Connecticut

The house was built in 1829 by David Jr. after selling his mercantile business across the...
Slater Memorial Museum

Norwich, Connecticut

Dedicated in 1888 and housed in a stunning Romanesque Revival building, the Slater's...
Society Of Founders Of Norwich & Leffingwell House Museum

Norwich, Connecticut

The Christopher Leffingwell House is unique in illustrating the development from 17th...
Stamford Historical Society

Stamford, Connecticut

The Stamford Historical Society was founded in 1901. Like most historical societies,...
Stanley Whitman House

Farmington, Connecticut

The Stanley-Whitman House dates from 1720 but incorporates earlier features typical of...
Thompson Historical Society & Museum

Thompson, Connecticut

In 2005 and 2006, the museum was expanded, including a 20 panel permanent display area on...
Torrington Historical Society & Hotchkiss Fyler House Museum

Torrington, Connecticut

When Torrington resident Orsamus R. Fyler (1840-1909) commissioned a new home in 1897, he...
U.S. Navy Submarine Force Museum

Groton, Connecticut

The only submarine museum operated by the U.S. Navy is the home of the USS Nautilus, the...
Unionville Museum

Unionville, Connecticut

The museum seeks to stimulate a greater appreciation for the village of Unionville by...
USS Nautilus

Groton, Connecticut

Launched in 1954, the USS Nautilus was the first nuclear-powered submarine ever...
Webb Deane Stevens Museum

Wethersfield, Connecticut

The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum, owned and managed by the National Society of the Colonial...
Weir Farm National Historic Site

Wilton, Connecticut

In June of 1882, painter J. Alden Weir boarded a train from New York bound for his modest...
Weston Historical Society

Weston, Connecticut

The Weston Historical Society was formed in 1961. It already held a substantial backlog...
Wilton Historical Society & Heritage Museum

Wilton, Connecticut

The Wilton Heritage Museum consists of two 18th century houses featuring 14 authentically...
Windsor Historical Society & Museum

Windsor, Connecticut

The Windsor Historical Society aims to inspire public awareness and appreciation of the...
Woodstock Historical Society

Woodstock, Connecticut