Connecticut Archives, Libraries and Societies

Connecticut Archives, Libraries and Societies

Find contact information for archives, libraries and other genealogical organizations in Connecticut.

Abington Social Library
536 Hampton Road, Box 73, Pomfret Center, CT 06259
(860) 974-0415
http://www.abingtonsociallibrary.org

Amity and Woodbridge Historical Society
1907 Litchfield Turnpike, Woodbridge, CT 06525
(203) 387-2823
http://www.woodbridgehistory.org

Aspinock Historical Society of Putnam
206 School Street, Putnam, CT 06260
(860) 963-0092
http://aspinockhs-putnam.weebly.com

The Avon Historical Society
Box 448, Avon, CT 06001
(860) 678-7621
http://www.avonhistoricalsociety.org

Barkhamsted Historical Society
100 East River Road, Box 94, Pleasant Valley, CT 06063
(860) 738-2456
http://www.barkhamstedhistory.org

Beardsley and Memorial Library
40 Munro Place, Winsted, CT 06098
(860) 379-6043
http://www.beardsleyandmemorial.org

Cyrenius H. Booth Library
25 Main St., Newtown, CT 06470
(203) 426-4533
http://www.chboothlibrary.org

The Branford Historical Society, Harrison House
124 Main St., Box 504, Branford, CT 06405
(202) 488 4828
http://www.branfordhistory.org

Bridgeport Public Library
925 Broad St., Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 576-7403
http://www.bridgeportpubliclibrary.org

Bristol Public Library
5 High St., Bristol, CT 06010
(860) 584 7787
http://www.bristollib.com

Brookfield Museum and Historical Society
165 Whisconier Road, Box 5231, Brookfield, CT 06804
(203) 740-8140
http://www.brookfieldcthistory.org

Brooklyn Historical Society
25 Canterbury Road, Brooklyn, CT 06234
(860) 774 7728
http://www.brooklynct.org

Burlington Historical Society
781 George Washington Turnpike, Box 1215, Burlington, CT 06013
(860) 675-3425
http://www.burlington history.org

Canterbury Historical Society
Box 2, Canterbury, CT 06331
http://www.canterburyhistorical.org

Canton Historical Society
11 Front St., Collinsville, CT 06019
(860) 693 2793
http://www.cantonmuseum.org

Cheshire Historical Society
Box 281, Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 272- 2574
http://www.cheshirehistory.org

Chester Historical Society
9 West Main St., Box 204, Chester, CT 06412
http://www.chesterhistoricalsociety.org

Colebrook Historical Society,
558 Colebrook Road, Box 85, Colebrook, CT 06021
http://www.colebrookhistoricalsociety.org
Columbia Historical Society
486 Rt. 66, Columbia, CT 06237,
(203) 228 9385

Connecticut College Library
270 Mohegan Ave., New London, CT 06320
(860) 439-2655
https://www.conncoll.edu/information-services/libraries/

Connecticut Commission on Art, Tourism, Culture, History and Film
1 Constitution Plaza, 2nd floor, Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 256-2800
http://www.cultureandtourism.org

Connecticut Historical Society
One Elizabeth St., Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 236-5621
http://www.chs.org

Connecticut League of History Organizations
940 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06517
(203) 624-9186
http://www.clho.org

Connecticut Professional Genealogists Council
Box 4273, Hartford, CT 06147
http://www.rootsweb.com/~ctpgc

Connecticut State Archives at the Connecticut State Library
231 Capitol Ave., Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 757-6595
http://www.cslib.org/archives.htm

Connecticut State Library
231 Capitol Ave., Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 757-6580
http://www.cslib.org/handg/htm

Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation
940 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06517
(203) 562-6312
http://www.cttrust.org

Connecticut Valley Tobacco Historical Society
Box 241, Windsor, CT 06095
(860) 285-1888
http://www.tobaccohistsoc.org/connecti.htm

Cornwall Historical Society
7 Pine St., Box 115, Cornwall, CT 06753
(860) 672-0505
http://www.cornwallhistoricalsociety.org

Coventry Historical Society
Box 534, Coventry, CT 06238
(860) 742-9025
http://www.coventrycthistoricalsociety.org

Cromwell Historical Society
395 Main St., Cromwell, Box 146, CT 06416
(860) 635-0501

Danbury Museum and Historical Society
43 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 743-5200
http://www.danburymuseum.org

Danbury Public Library
170 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 797-4505
http://danburylibrary.org

Darien Historical Society
45 Old Kings Hwy. N., Darien, CT 06820
(203) 655-9233
http://historical.darien.org

Derby Historical Society
Box 331, Derby, CT 06418
(203) 735-1908
http://derbyhistorical.org

East Granby Historical Society
9 Center St., Box 188, East Granby, CT 06026
http://www.eastgranby.com/HistoricalSociety

East Haddam Historical Society and Museum
264 Town St., East Haddam, CT 06423
(860) 873-3944
http://www.easthaddam.net

East Hartford Public Library
840 Main St., East Hartford, CT 06108
(860) 289-6429
http://www.ehtfdlib.info

East Haven Historical Society
200 Tyler St., Box 120052, East Haven, CT 06512

East Lyme Historical Society
Box 112, East Lyme, CT 06333
(860) 739-6070
http://www.eastlymehistoricalsociety.org

East Windsor Historical Society
Box 363, E. Windsor Hill, CT 06028
http://members.cox.net/mjsalvatore/mjsalvatore

Easton Historical Society
Box 121, Easton, CT 06612
(203) 261-2090

Ellington Historical Society
70 Main St., Box 73, Ellington, CT 06029
http://www.ellingtonhistsoc.org

Enfield Historical Society
1294 Enfield St., Box 586, Enfield, CT 06083
(860) 745 1729
http://home.att.net/~mkm of enfct/EHS/EHSaboutUs.html

Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut
1335 Asylum Ave., Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 233 4481
http://www.ctdiocese.org

Essex Historical Society
Box 123, Essex, CT 06426
http://www.essexhistory.org

Fairfield Historical Society
370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 259-1598
http://www.fairfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Fairfield Public Library
1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 256-3155
http://www.fairfieldpubliclibrary.org

The Falls Village-Canaan Historical Society
44 Railroad St., Box 206, Falls Village, CT 06031
(860) 824-8226
http://www.betweenthelakes.com/canaan/hist_society.htm

Farmington Historical Society
Box 1645, Farmington, CT 06034
http://www.farmingtonhistoricalsociety-ct.org

Ferguson Library
One Public Library Plaza, Stamford, CT 06904
(203) 964-1000
http://www.futuris.net/ferg

Finnish-American Heritage Society
Box 252, Canterbury, CT 06331
(860) 546-6671
http://www.fahs-ct.org

Franklin Historical Society
North Franklin, CT 06254

French-Canadian Genealogical Society of Connecticut
Box 928, Tolland, CT 06084
(860) 872-2597
http://www.fcgsc.org

Gaylordsville Historical Society
Box 25, Gaylordsville, CT 06755
(860) 350-0300
http://www.gaylordsville.org

Glastonbury Historical Society
1944 Main St., Box 46, Glastonbury, CT 06073
(860) 633-6890
http://www.hsgct.org

Godfrey Memorial Library
134 Newfield St., Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 346-4375
http://www.godfrey.org

Goshen Historical Society
21 Old Middle Road, Box 457, Goshen, CT 06756
(860) 491-9610
http://www.goshenhistoricalct.org

Greenwich Library
101 W. Putnam Ave., Greenwich, CT 06830
(203) 622-7900
http://www.greenwichlibrary.org

Groton Public Library
52 Newtown Road, Groton, CT 06340
(860) 441-6750
http://www.town.groton.ct.us/library

Haddam Historical Society
14 Hayden Hill Road, Box 97, Haddam, CT 06438
(860) 345-2400
http://www.haddamhistory.org

Miller Memorial Cultural Center
2901 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, CT 06518
http://www.hamdenlibrary.org/Historical%20Society/historicalsociety.html

Hampton Historical Society
Box 12, Hampton, CT 06247
(860) 455-0783
http://www.hamptonct.org/Services/historical.htm

Hartford Public Library
500 Main St., Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 695-6300
http://www.hplct.org

Harwinton Historical Society
Box 84, Harwinton, CT 06791

Hebron Historical Society
Box 43, Hebron, CT 06248
http://www.hebronhistoricalsociety.org

Historical Society of East Hartford
Box 380166, East Hartford, CT 06138
(860) 568-2884
http://www.hseh.org

Historical Society of the Town of Greenwich
39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT 06807
(203) 869-6899
http://www.hstg.org

Indian and Colonial Research Center
39 Main St., Box 525, Old Mystic, CT 06372
(860) 536-9771
http://www.theicrc.org

Jewish Genealogical Society of Connecticut
134 Newfield St., Middletown CT 06457
(860) 346-4375
http://www.jgsct-jewish-genealogy.org

Jewish Historical Society of Greater New Haven
Box 3251, New Haven, CT 06515
(203) 392-6125
http://jhsgnh.org

Jewish Historical Society of Lower Fairfield County
Box 16918, Stamford, CT 06905
(203) 359-2196
http://www.stamfordhistory.org/jhslfc.htm

Kent Memorial Library
50 N. Main St., Suffield, CT 06078
(860) 668-3896
http://www.suffield-library.org

Killingly Historical and Genealogical Society
196 Main St., Box 6000, Danielson, CT 06239
(860) 779-7250
http://www.killinglyhistory.org

Lebanon Historical Society Museum and Visitor’s Center
856 Trumbull Hwy., Lebanon, CT 06249
(860) 642-6579
http://www.historyoflebanon.org

Litchfield Historical Society
Box 385, 7 South St., Litchfield, CT 06759
(860) 567-4501
http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Madison Historical Society
Allis-Bushnell House, 853 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443
(203) 245-4567
http://www.madisoncthistorical.org

Manchester Historical Society
106 Hartford Road, Manchester, CT 06040
http://www.manchesterhistory.org

Mansfield Historical Society/Museum
954 Storrs Road, Box, 145, Storrs, CT 06268, (860) 429-6575
http://www.mansfieldct-history.org

Meriden Public Library
105 Miller St., Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 238-2344
http://www.cityofmeriden.org/services/library

Middlebury Historical Society
Box 104, Middlebury, CT 06762
http://www.middlebury-ct.org/historical_society.php

Middlefield Historical Society
405 Main St., Middlefield, CT 06455
(860) 349-0665

Middlesex County Historical Society
151 Main St., Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 346-0746
http://www.middlesexhistory.org

Middlesex Genealogical Society
Box 1111, Darien, CT 06820
http://mgs.darien.org

Monroe Historical Society
31 Great Ring Road, Box 212, Monroe, CT 06468
(203) 261-1383
http://www.monroehistoricsociety.org

Mystic River Historical Society
74 High St., Box 245, Mystic, CT 06355
http://www.mystichistory.org

Mystic Seaport Museum
75 Greenmanville Ave., Box 6000, Mystic, CT 06355
http://www.mysticseaport.org

National Archives and Records Administration, Northeast Region
Frederick C. Murphy Federal Center,
380 Trapelo Road, Waltham, MA 02452
(781) 663-0130
http://www.archives.gov/northeast/boston

Naugatuck Historical Society
Box 317, 195 Water St., Naugatuck, CT 06770
(203) 729-9039
http://naugatuckhistory.com

New Britain Public Library
20 High St., New Britain, CT 06051
(860) 224-3155
http://www.nbpl.info

New Canaan Historical Society
13 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 966-1776
http://www.nchistory.org

New England Historic Genealogical Society
99 Newbury St., Boston, MA 02116
(888) 296-3447
http://www.nehgs.org

New Fairfield Historical Society
Box 8156, New Fairfield, CT 06812
(203) 312-5687

New Haven Colony Historical Society
114 Whitney Ave., New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 562-4183
http://www.newhavenmuseum.org

New Haven Free Public Library
133 Elm St., New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 946-8130
http://www.cityofnewhaven.com/library

New London County Historical Society
11 Blinman St., New London, CT 06320
(860) 443-1209
http://www.newlondonhistory.org

New London Public Library
63 Huntington St., New London, CT 06320
(860) 447-1411
http://www.plnl.org

New Milford Historical Society and Museum
Box 359, New Milford, CT 06776
http://www.nmhistorical.org

Newtown Historical Society
Box 189, Newtown, CT 06470
(203) 426-5937
http://www.newtownhistory.org

Norfolk Historical Society
13 Village Green, Box 288, Norfolk, CT 06058
(860) 542-5761
http://www.norfolkhistoricalsociety.com

North Haven Historical Society
27 Broadway, North Haven, CT 06473
(203) 239-7722
http://www.northhavenhistoricalsociety.org

North Stonington Historical Society
1 Wyassup Road, North Stonington, CT 06359
http://www.nostoningtonhistsoc.homestead.com

Norwalk Historical Society
2 E. Wall St., Box 335, 2 E. Wall St., Norwalk, CT 06852
(203) 846-0525
http://www.norwalkhistoricalsociety.org

Old Lyme Historical Society
Box 352. Old Lyme, CT 06371
(860) 434-0684
http://www.oldlymehistoricalsociety.org

Old Saybrook Historical Society
350 Main St., Box 4, Old Saybrook, CT 06475
(860) 388-2622
http://www.saybrookhistory.org

Orange Historical Society
Box 784, Orange, CT 06477
(203) 795-3106
http://www.orangehistory.org

Otis Library
261 Main St., Norwich, CT 06360
(860) 889-2365
http://www.otislibrarynorwich.org

Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library
2 Library Lane, Old Lyme, CT 06371
(860) 434-1684
http://www.oldlyme.lioninc.org

Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut and the Northeast
8 Lyle Road, New Britain, CT 06053
(860) 223-5596
http://www.pgsctne.org

Portland Historical Society
492 Main St., Box 98, Portland, CT 06480
http://www.geocities.com/portlandhistsoc

Preston Historical Society
http://www.preston-ct.org/html/historical_soc.html

Ridgefield Historical Society
4 Sunset Lane, Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 438-5821
http://www.ridgefieldhistoricalsociety.org

Rocky Hill Historical Society
785 Old Main St., Box 185, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
(860) 563-6704
http://www.rockyhillhistory.org

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford
134 Farmington Ave., Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 541-6491
http://www.archdioceseofhartford.org

Seymour Public Library
46 Church St., Seymour, CT 06483
(203) 888-3903
http://www.seymourpubliclibrary.org

Sharon Historical Society
The Gay-Hoyt House, 18 Main St., Sharon, CT 06069
(860) 364-5688
http://www.sharonhist.org

Shelton Historical Society
70 Ripton Road, Box 2155, Shelton, CT 06484
(203) 925-1803
http://www.electronicvalley.org/shelton/history.html

Simsbury Public Library
725 Hopmeadow St., Simsbury, CT 06070
(860) 658-7663
http://www.simsburylibrary.info

Somers Historical Society,
Box 652, Somers, CT 06071
(860) 749-5735
http://www.somersnow.com/HistoricalSociety

Southington Genealogical Society
Box 698, Plantsville, CT 06479

Southington Public Library
255 Main St., Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-0947
http://www.southingtonlibrary.org

Stamford Historical Society
1508 High Ridge Road, Stamford, CT 06903
(203) 329-1183
http://www.stamfordhistory.org

State of Connecticut Department of Public Health
410 Capitol Ave., Box 340308, Hartford, CT 06134
(860) 509-7897
http://www.dph.state.ct.us/OPPE/hpvital.htm

Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University
120 High St., Box 208240, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520
(203) 432-1775
http://www.library.yale.edu/rsc/sml

Stonington Historical Society
Box 103, Stonington, CT 06378
http://www.stoningtonhistory.org

Stratford Historical Society
967 Academy Hill, Stratford, CT 06615
(203) 378-0630
http://www.stratfordhistoricalsociety.com

Thompson Historical Society
Box 47, Thompson, CT 06277, (860) 923-3776
http://www.thompsonhistorical.org

Trumbull Historical Society
Box 312, Trumbull, CT 06611
http://www.trumbullhistory.org

United Methodist Archives Center
Drew University Library, 36 Madison Ave., Madison, NJ 07940
(973) 408-3588
http://www.depts.drew.edu/lib/uma.html

Vernon Historical Society
734 Hartford Turnpike (Route 30), Box 2055, Vernon, CT 06066
(860) 875-4326
http://vhsvernonct.tripod.com

Watkinson Library, Trinity College
300 Summit St., Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 297-2268
http://library.trincoll.edu/research/watk


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