Connecticut Archives, Libraries and Societies

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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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