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.