Local, Regional & National On-line Resources

Hartford Resources

  • Hartford Old House Club – Self-styled as a “old house addicts support group,” the Hartford OHC provides a forum for people with a passion for old houses.
  • Hartford Public Library – Hartford History Center – The HHC collects, preserves, and makes available for research materials relating to the history, literature and culture of Hartford, CT.
  • Connecticut Landmarks – Statewide museum-based historical organization that promotes interest in special places by preserving and interpreting properties and collections of importance to Connecticut’s heritage including Hartford’s own Butler-McCook and Isham-Terry houses.
  • Connecticut Historical Society – Nonprofit museum, library, and education center that collects and preserves items and information relative to the state’s heritage. The CHS research room has an extensive collection of Hartford city directories dating back to the early-19th century.
  • Hartford, Connecticut: Landmarks ~ History ~Neighborhoods – Photographic survey of places, architecture and people of Hartford, Connecticut, with historical overviews and descriptive information.
  • HartfordHistory.net – Writings, photographs and more on the history of Hartford, Connecticut.
  • Pre-1851 Buildings in Hartford – A list of extant buildings in Hartford built prior to 1851.

State Resources

Regional Resources

  • Boston Preservation Alliance – Architectural preservation organization of Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Historic New England (formerly The Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities) – Headquartered in Boston, the organization was founded in 1910 to protect New England’s cultural and architectural heritage.
  • New York Landmarks Conservancy – Organization that helps owners of older buildings by providing grants, low-interest loans, consulting services, workshops and publications.
  • Providence Preservation Society – Architectural preservation organization of Providence, Rhode Island.

National Resources