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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...
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...
Derby Historical Society & Humphreys House

Ansonia, Connecticut

More than just a wonderful interactive tool for educating the region's children, the...
Essex Historical Society

Essex, Connecticut

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

Haddam, Connecticut

The society operates the Thankful Arnold House Museum and the Wilhelmina Ann Arnold...
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...
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...
Mystic River Historical Society

Mystic, Connecticut

The society maintains a part-time archival and curatorial staff available to assist...
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...
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 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...
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...
Torrington Historical Society & Hotchkiss Fyler House Museum

Torrington, Connecticut

When Torrington resident Orsamus R. Fyler (1840-1909) commissioned a new home in 1897, he...
Webb Deane Stevens Museum

Wethersfield, Connecticut

The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum, owned and managed by the National Society of the Colonial...
Weston Historical Society

Weston, Connecticut

The Weston Historical Society was formed in 1961. It already held a substantial backlog...