aerial view of the Stratfield Historic District

Connecticut Resources

Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation
Preserving, protecting and promoting the historic buildings, sites, structures and landscapes that contribute to the heritage, economy and vitality of Connecticut communities.

Historic Homes Rehabilitation Tax Credit

Local Historic District and Property Commissions in Connecticut
A site for Connecticut’s local historic district commissioners and certified local government officials. Includes maps of historic districts and a handbook for historic district commissions.

Connecticut Town Greens
Information on Connecticut’s 172 historic town greens, as well as events connected with them.

Connecticut Preservation Action
The preservation community’s unified voice at the state capitol.

State Historic Preservation Office
Includes an historic properties database, info on how to order National Register plaques, info on Connecticut history museums, grants and tax credits.

State Register of Historic Places
Connecticut‘s official listing of structures and sites that characterize the historical development of the state.

Statewide Historic Resource Inventory
a useful tool for municipal officials, local planners, preservationists, property owners, and researchers. It identifies and documents historic, architectural, archaeological and industrial resources.

Connecticut Historical Society
The state’s official historical society, one of the oldest in the nation.

Connecticut State Library – Old House Resources
WPA Architectural survey, Historic American Buildings survey, list of historical societies in Connecicut, maps and directories.

Research Guide to Old House Resources at the Connecticut State Library

Historic Buildings of Connecticut
Photos and information about historic buildings throughout the state.

Connecticut State Historian

Connecticut Explored
Connecticut history, one good story after another

Association for the Study of Connecticut History
Promotes the scholarly study of Connecticut history.

Connecticut Gravestone Network
Educatea the public on the importance of old graveyards and cemeteries in our history.

Connecticut Tree Protective Association
Dedicated to advancing the care of Connecticut’s trees.

Connecticut League of History Organizations
Sharing knowledge and experience, and promoting best practices among museums, historical societies and all who steward Connecticut’s heritage collections.

Connecticut Landmarks
A state-wide network of eleven significant historic properties.

Connecticut Humanities
Provides grants to historical societies for exhibitions and programs exploring our state’s rich history.