Connecticut History on the Web

Welcome to Connecticut History on the Web. This site is devoted to providing history and social studies teachers and their students with materials and lessons on various topics on Connecticut history. You may select from the options below:

[Note: There are still a few items that we have not been able to place on this site, particularly images of large newspapers. If you come across a notice of "image not ready yet," and you need the item, please contact us by clicking below. We may be able to send a hard copy to you. The earlier units are more complete.]

Archives and Readings

Teacher Guides


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This site was created by Mark Williams, a history teacher at The Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, Connecticut, under a grant from the Connecticut Humanities Council. Some of the materials published here were originally created by Mark Williams as Connecticut Case Studies, under a grant from the Connecticut Humanities Council, and printed by the Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company. John F. Sutherland of Manchester Community College, Ronald P. Dufour of Rhode Island College, Thomas P. Weinland of the University of Connecticut, Tracey Wilson of Conard High School, Robert K. Andrian of The Loomis Chaffee School, and State Historian Christopher Collier served as consultants. The Connecticut Humanities Council is the State Committee of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The viewpoints or recommendations expressed in the materials on this site of are not necessarily those of the Council or the Endowment. Teachers are encouraged to print and make copies of these materials for their students.