Stories about the people, traditions, innovations, and events that make up connecticut's rich history. The connecticut western reserve was a portion of land claimed by the colony of connecticut and later by the state of connecticut in a short history [columbus. A brief history the town of windham was incorporated on may 12, 1692 mohican sachem chief joshua willed the land to sixteen men, most of whom resided in norwich. Us post office and us court house, hartford ct (1933) the us district court for the district of connecticut met here until 1963 notes on the history of the federal court of connecticut.
The terranes of connecticut terranes are geologic regions reflecting the role of plate tectonics in connecticut’s history the name of. Connecticut's historical facts 1639 -- first constitution adopted, establishing representative government 1656 -- first municipal public library in america, a bequest to the town of new haven. Connecticut college has a rich history and many time-honored events and traditions that bring the college community together and create lasting memories.
Dedicated to the history of hartford, connecticut books all of the books listed below deal in some way with the history of hartford. Genealogy and local history resources connecticut history acts and laws of the state of connecticut, 1784 searchable and downloadable google ebook. This is a brief walk through history and not all inclusive we welcome additions to this page email us at [email protected] beginnings 1785 john meigs, a yale tutor, built and launched two hot air balloons 1885 alfred e moore and john g doughty use a ballon to take the first aerial photographs of connecticut 1901.Timeline of connecticut slavery african americans and native americans, free or enslaved, were generally treated as a single group in colonial connecticut. The connecticut colony or colony of connecticut, a history of connecticut: its people and institutions (1914) 608 pp based on solid scholarship online. This history of stonington by richard a wheeler is an excellent source for families that immigrated to stonington, ct. History of stamford, connecticut : from its settlement in 1641, to the present time, including darien, which was one of its parishes until 1820. Founded in 1901, the middlesex county historical society is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving the history of middletown and middlesex county, and providing programs for adults and children to. Visit this site for the history of connecticut the history of connecticut including information about the explorers, pioneers, settlers and leaders of the state. A collection of genealogical profiles related to early families of milford, connecticut. Connecticut tourism: tripadvisor has 517,219 reviews of connecticut hotels, attractions, and restaurants making it your best connecticut resource.
This site has description of the history of connecticut colony during the revolutionary war. Connecticut historical maps and atlases the state of connecticut collection contains 110 atlases spanning 311 years of growth and development (1638 through 1949)within the atlases are 1,172 historical maps, illustrations, and histories many of which contain family names ideal for genealogical research. This website was created to assist those individuals who are interested in history and genealogy resources relating to the town of branford and connecticut in general. Computed tomography (ct) imaging is also known as cat scanning (computed axial tomography) tomography is from the greek word tomo.
Magic historical map collection - connecticut towns included below are select maps from the university of connecticut library map. The history department has 17 full-time faculty members and many outstanding adjunct professors we offer a wider variety of specialties that encompass the broad history. The first office of the american red cross in connecticut was established in 1898 throughout its history, the red cross in connecticut has provided comfort,.