Contact Colchester Historical Society


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

mail@colchesterhistory.org

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: https://www.colchesterhistory.org/

Additional research resources are listed below: 

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

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

CT State Library: www.cslib.org. 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  www.comehometoct.com

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

Don’t Miss!


First Saturdays!

NEW program at the Colchester History Museum!

Join us on the first Saturday each month for a history-themed activity, FREE for our visitors to enjoy.

“The Colchester History Museum is excited about our new ‘First Saturdays’ program,” said museum administrator Joanie DiMartino. “It’s a great opportunity for visitors of all ages to visit the museum and participate in an activity that is fun, hands-on, and rooted in our history.” DiMartino noted that the First Saturdays programs are informal, so that visitors can stop by anytime during the 11 am to 2 pm open hours, and stay as little or as long as they like. “Just as the museum is self-guided,” she continued, “the ‘First Saturdays’ programs, led by one or two members of our volunteer staff, are free-flowing. We hope to generate interest in an activity or topic–there’s no pressure to be perfect, we just encourage visitors to try something different, an activity either once done or inspired by the past!”

For more information, email administrator@colchesterhistory.org.

 

 

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