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Historical Museums, Websites and more
Connecticut History: a CThumanties Project
A project of Connecticut Humanities that works with experts from universities, libraries, museums, and historical societies from around the state to bring you the very best historical writing—a timely mix of fun and fact, famous and obscure, surprising and serious.
Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library
Here you can search through over 8,000 objects from the Connecticut Historical Society collection, including clothing, furniture, weapons, needlework, tools, household objects, photographs, paintings, prints, drawings, and more.
Connecticut History Online
Connecticut History Online (CHO) is a digital collection of over 16,000 digital primary sources coupled with associated interpretive and educational material.
New Canaan Historical Society
Since their founding in 1889, the New Canaan Historical Society mission is "to bring together and arrange the historical events of the town of New Canaan, the genealogies of the families who have lived in the town, to form a library and to collect relics and curiosities, to form a museum."
Norwalk Historical Society
The Norwalk Historical Society was incorporated in 1899 with the purpose of promoting and encouraging historical research in Norwalk.
Stamford Historical Society
The Stamford Historical Society, Inc., the municipal historian of Stamford, is an educational and research institution, whose primary functions are to collect, preserve, conserve, interpret, and exhibit materials relating to Stamford, Connecticut, and our region in order to engage citizens in the telling of their stories
Native Americans of Connecticut and Surrounding Area
Long before European colonization and American rebellion created the state of Connecticut, diverse indigenous communities called the land home. They worked its soil, traveled its reaches to trade, and established cultures rich in political, artistic, technological, spiritual, and environmental legacies that continue to evolve today.
Though the major engagements of the Pequot War took place within a two-year span, the conflict had much earlier roots.
Connecticut Indian Tribes Map
The following map includes the Indian Tribes of Connecticut from 1625 which you can toggle between aerial photos, the 1625 map and even include a layer of connecticut Railroads. To turn maps on or off simply select the appropriate year from the buttons along the top of the map. Users can also turn layers on or off by clicking the associated check box.