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

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.


Global Encounters in Early America, exhibition and symposium in Worcester MA

Global Encounters in Early America

April 3-5, 2014

The College of the Holy Cross and the American Antiquarian Society

Worcester, Massachusetts