aerial view of the Stratfield Historic District

Bridgeport Resources

Bridgeport is recognized far and wide for its exceptional repository of historic homes. Bridgeport residents can call on a wide range of resources to help preserve the architectural character and quality of life in the city’s many historic districts.

Bridgeport Public Library – Bridgeport History Center
Newspapers, city directories, genealogy, maps and more

Find a Grave
Old Stratfield Burying Ground

Bridgeport Community Historical Society
enhance the image of the city of Bridgeport by providing historical education programs and a preservation voice in the community.

The Barnum Museum
The leading authority on P.T. Barnum’s life and work. with more than 60,000 artifacts relating to Barnum, Bridgeport and 19th century America.

The Stratford Historical Society

The Trumbull Historical Society