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H-Connecticut serves as a communications center and discussion forum for Connecticut’s history and heritage communities. Sponsored by the Office of the State Historian, H-Connecticut promotes the free exchange of ideas, as well as collaborative endeavors, among the state’s historians, educators, museum professionals, genealogists, preservationists, archivists, historical interpreters, and others interested in the history of the Nutmeg state.

Recent Content

Series on Hawaii and Connecticut Missionaries

A grant from the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education has helped fund a
series of programs on the connection between Connecticut and Hawaii, mainly
through missionaries. On April 9, 2014 from 4:30-5:10 pm, Keala Kelley, a
prize winning writer/director of the documentary film "Noho Hewa", will
show her film and lead a discussion at Central Connecticut State
University's Thorp Theater.

The following day, on April 10,  Dr. Keanu Sai of the University of Hawaii
will talk about "Hawai'i: An American State or a State under American
Occupation?" also at CCSU in Vance Room 105. In the evening, a panel
discussion at the Hartford Seminary meeting room, will address "The

Conference: Connecticut Cities: Past Present and Future APRIL 5, Fairfield

"Connecticut Cities: Past, Present, and Future."
CONFERENCE at Fairfield University April 5, 2014

Saturday April 5, 2014. 

Association for the Study of Connecticut History (ASCH)
"The City in Connecticut History"

Raising Money and Awareness: The Art of Object Based Promotion

Seats are filling up, don't miss your chance to attend,

Raising Money and Awareness:
The Art of Object-Based Promotion

                     With Lee Price, Director of Development at the

                     Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts

Monday, March 31, 2014

9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., registration begins at 9:00 a.m.

Greenwich Historical Society

39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT

Education Lecture: CHS How Technology is Changing Both Learning and the Educational Landscale

As part of the Connecticut Historical Society’s strategic planning process, we have invited a series of speakers to come talk to our board as part of a board education initiative. We thought next week’s speaker might be of interest to our friends in both formal and informal education in the area, and so we are hosting a casual discussion session prior to the evening board meeting. We’d love to have you join us.


When: Monday, March 24, from 11:00 am - noon

Where: Connecticut Historical Society, One Elizabeth Street, Hartford

History and Human Rights Perspectives on Connecticut: Sagas, Scandals, Spirits and Slavery

The Haddam Historical Society will present a series of five lectures by the authors of books that look at Connecticut history from a human rights perspective.  “History and Human Rights Perspectives on Connecticut: Sagas, Scandals, Spirits and Slavery" will showcase new and recent works of nonfiction of particular relevance to Connecticut residents and readers. Slavery, the anti-slavery movement, women's rights, and Connecticut support for the plantation economy of the South are just a few of the topics that this new series will address.