Learn about history of connecticut counties, through historical facts, extinct counties, burned county courthouses and interactive maps. This is the official website of the state of connecticut judicial branch it is the mission of the connecticut judicial branch to resolve matters brought before it in a fair, timely, efficient and open manner. History of forestry in connecticut page 2 preface after decades as a forester in connecticut, much as state forester, austin foster hawes set down in 1952 to begin what became 359 page manuscript that he finished in 1957. The mohegan tribe is a sovereign, federally-recognized indian tribe situated with a reservation in southeastern connecticut we welcome you to explore our website to learn about our history, traditions, government, business ventures and more.
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. 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 has a number of interesting historical attractions to visit from mystic seaport to the mark twain house, you're sure to enjoy your visit see more. Museum of connecticut history public records however, it was not until 1804 that connecticut agreed to yet another compromise that partitioned the 25 mile area.
Did jack the ripper voyage to bridgeport, connecticut read more films bridgeport history center web site was made possible through a grant from the connecticut. The history of the mafia in connecticutfor new haven gangster salvatore midge renault annunziato (at left), 1950s new haven was a paradise when the portly mobster was arrested for assault, new haven's sitting congressman albert cretella stepped forward to defend him, winning an acquittal. The saukiogs suffered severe defeats, according to albert van dusen, author of connecticut, the preeminent history of the state as a result, he wrote, the saukiogs remained quite friendly with the colonists and lived near hartford until about 1730. Upon his taking the throne, king james ii demanded that connecticut give up the charter granted by charles ii in 1662 but the citizens refused and hid the document in this hollow tree for safe keeping despite a few internal problems, massachusetts bay colony was thriving by the mid-1630s it would.
One of the original 13 colonies and one of the six new england states, connecticut is located in the northeastern corner of the country initially an. Connecticut history day school programs k‐8 programs new haven history three hundred and seventy-five years of history come to life at the new haven museum. Connecticut disenfranchised blacks in 1818, but that was a mere formality as in many other places in the north, there is no evidence that blacks ever dared attempt. The us50 - connecticut is a extensive guide to the history and historic events from the state of connecticut the us50 - a guide to the fifty states the us50 is a extensive guide to history, outdoors, tourism, events and attractions for the fifty states.
Kids learn about the history and timeline of the state of connecticut including early explorers, native americans, colonial settlers, the revolutionary war, and the civil war. Timeline of connecticut slavery african americans and native americans, free or enslaved, were generally treated as a single group in colonial connecticut. Canaan history it is always tempting to begin the history of a town with its political organization for canaan, that would have begun in a new london, connecticut courthouse on a cold tuesday in january 1737/38 when the town was sold at auction as per the instructions of the general assembly of the colony.
Stories about the people, traditions, innovations, and events that make up connecticut's rich history. The connecticut irish-american historical society is a non-profit organization to research, preserve and publicize the history of connecticut's irish people. Checkout out connecticut pictures browse the latest galleries and more on historycom. The 2009 psychological horror film the haunting in connecticut tells the story of the snedeker family, who in 1986 rented an old house in southington, connecticut allen and carmen snedeker.