Contact Colchester Historical Society

Colchester Historical Society
PO Box 13
Colchester, CT  06415
860 537-4230

If you seek research or services from the Colchester Historical, click this link to download the Colchester Historical Society Research or Services Request Form

Please use the Colchester Historical Society Research or Services Request Form to submit requests for research, reference information or services from the Colchester Historical Society.  The Request Form allows us to better manage the increasing number of requests for information or services.  We ask that all inquiries be submitted via email using the downloadable form. Please understand that we take all requests seriously, and that you will be given an estimate of the hours needed to fulfill your inquiry before work is begun. The Colchester Historical Society is an all-volunteer, self-funding organization with a limited ability to fulfill all research or service requests.

Colchester Historical Society members  free qualify for 2 hours of free services and additional hours at a reduced rate.  If you wish to become a member click on the “Join” button on our Home Page: link:

Additional research resources are listed below: 

Connecticut Society of Geneologists: There are page links and with a membership you can access additional information.

Godfrey Memorial Library: A full library dedicated to genealogy, history and biography. Also very helpful reference librarians.

CT State Library: They have a full card catalogue that indexes the Barbour Collection of Vital Records listed alphabetically by surname.

Historical Researchers for hire:

Diana Ross McCain and Carol R. Whitmer, Come Home to Connecticut, PO Box 274, Marlborough, CT 06447, 860 704-9462

Donald E. Watts, Origins: Historical Research, 1021 King Lear Drive, Charles Town, West Virginia, 25414-4536, email:

Don’t Miss!

Historic Images of Colchester Schools

2018 Calendar

NOW available!  $12.00 each

Miller Road District School, 1912-1913

2017 Limited Edition Holiday Ornament
from Colchester Parks & Recreation features the Reverend Ballard House,
home of the Colchester History Museum

NOW available! $6.00 each

 Bundle up & Save!

Purchase both from CHS for only $15!

To order send an email to:

Other locations selling at regular price:

Cragin Memorial Library, Colchester Town Hall, Copies Plus, Louie’s Seafood Market, Tim’s Bistro, Quality Consignments, United Auto.


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