Fairfield County Historical Society

Find Fairfield County Connecticut historical societies. Historical societies provide information on the history and culture of a specific area, through the use of museum and library art exhibits and programs.

Bethel Connecticut Historical Society 40 Main Street Bethel CT 06801 203-794-1050

Brookfield Connecticut Historical Society 165 Whisconier Road Brookfield CT 06804 203-740-8140

Danbury Museum & Historical Society 43 Main Street Danbury CT 06810 203-743-5200

Darien Connecticut Historical Society 45 Old Kings Highway North Darien CT 06820 203-655-9233

Easton Connecticut Historical Society 691 Morehouse Road Easton CT 06612 203-261-2090

Fairfield Connecticut Historical Society 370 Beach Road Fairfield CT 06824 203-259-1598

Fairfield Historical Society 636 Old Post Road Fairfield CT 06824 203-259-1598

Greater Stamford Jewish Historical Society 800 Summer Street Stamford CT 06901 203-359-2196

Greenwich Historical Society 39 Strickland Road Greenwich CT 06807 203-869-6899

Monroe Connecticut Historical Society 31 Great Ring Road Monroe CT 06468 203-261-5287

New Canaan Historical Society 13 Oenoke Ridge New Canaan CT 06840 203-966-1776

Newtown Historical Society 44 Main Street Newtown CT 06470 203-426-5937

Norwalk Historical Society 2 East Wall Street Norwalk CT 06851 203-846-0525

Redding Historical Society 43 Lonetown Road Redding CT 06896 203-938-9095

Ridgefield Historical Society 4 Sunset Lane Ridgefield CT 06877 203-438-5821

Shelton Historical Society 70 Ripton Road Shelton CT 06484 203-925-1803

Sherman Historical Society 10 Route 37 Center Sherman CT 06784 860-354-3083

Stamford Connecticut Historical Society 1508 High Ridge Road Stamford CT 06903 203-329-1183

Stamford Historical Society 713 Bedford Street Stamford CT 06901 203-975-9089

Stratford Historical Society 967 Academy Hill Road Stratford CT 06615 203-378-0630

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About Historical Societies

What is the National Register of Historic Places?

The National Register of Historic Places is a federal program that creates an official list of historically significant places worthy of preservation. The National Park Service manages the program.

Can a historical society tell me how much a historic item is worth?

In most cases, a Historical Society cannot provide monetary appraisals, but they can provide insight into why an item has historic value. They may also provide the names of reputable appraisers in the area.

What kinds of documents do I need to research my ancestors' history?

The local Historical Society or library may have a variety of documents and records that can help you to research your ancestors. Ship registries, immigrations files, birth and death certificates, church registries, and civil and military records can all be extremely helpful in this kind of research.