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Connecticut History Books


Connecticut local and regional history books feature vintage images of small towns and downtowns across the state. Each title celebrates the unique cultures and traditions of the 'Constitution State' through historical images and descriptive captions.

From the grounds of Savin Rock Amusement Park to historic covered bridges across the state, whistle stops from Greenwich to New Haven, Yale football and hockey in New Haven, firefighters in Bristol and Bridgeport, the rugged roads of Route 15 and Route 7, the towns of Bethel, New London, Norwich, Newtown, and more, each book features stunning vintage images revealing the unique people, places, and events that make up the history of the great state of Connecticut.


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101 Glimpses of New Haven
101 Glimpses of New Haven

$12.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Vintage Images
Located along the northern shore of scenic Long Island Sound, New Haven is perhaps best known for its diverse architectural history (it boas ...
Vintage Images Available $12.99 9781596295407
A Brief History of Waterbury
A Brief History of Waterbury

$19.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Brief History
In 1681, just twenty-eight humble log cabins built around a marshy green made up what is today Waterbury, Connecticut. The town flourished, ...
Brief History Available $19.99 9781596296602
A Guide to Historic Hartford, Connecticut
A Guide to Historic Hartford, Connecticut

$19.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: History & Guide
Hartford, Connecticut, was settled as an agrarian society with fertile fields and abundant crops at the confluence of the Connecticut and Li ...
History & Guide Available $19.99 9781609496357
A Guide to Historic New Haven, Connecticut
A Guide to Historic New Haven, Connecticut

$19.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: History & Guide
Author Colin M. Caplan is a native of New Haven and an active member of the local architecture and preservation community. He founded Magris ...
History & Guide Available $19.99 9781596292451
A History of Connecticut Food: A Proud Tradition of Puddings, Clambakes & Steamed Cheeseburgers
A History of Connecticut Food: A Proud Tradition of Puddings, Clambakes & Steamed Cheeseburgers

$22.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: American Palate
A History of Connecticut Food aims to acquaint the reader with the long and storied relationship of the state's people and their provisions. ...
American Palate Available $22.99 9781609495121
A History of Connecticut Wine: Vineyard in Your Backyard
A History of Connecticut Wine: Vineyard in Your Backyard

$19.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: American Palate
Wine has been meticulously crafted in Connecticut ever since colonists discovered wild grapes growing on their land. At first glance the New ...
American Palate Available $19.99 9781609490294
A History of Connecticut's Deadliest Tornadoes: Catastrophe in the Constitution State
A History of Connecticut's Deadliest Tornadoes: Catastrophe in the Constitution State

$19.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Disaster
The Wallingford tornado of 1878 took less than two minutes, but it killed at the rate of one person per second. Twisters in Connecticut are ...
Disaster Available $19.99 9781626197893
A History of Jewish Connecticut: Mensches, Migrants and Mitzvahs
A History of Jewish Connecticut: Mensches, Migrants and Mitzvahs

$19.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: American Heritage
During the Revolutionary War, Sephardic Jews fled British-occupied New York to become the first Jewish families in Connecticut. This long Je ...
American Heritage Available $19.99 9781596299870
A History of Mystic, Connecticut: From Pequot Village to Tourist Town
A History of Mystic, Connecticut: From Pequot Village to Tourist Town

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Brief History
Tucked away in a natural port, Mystic has long been home to seagoing adventure. In A History of Mystic, Connecticut, author and former Mysti ...
Brief History Available $21.99 9781596292215
A History of the Greenwich Waterfront: Tod's Point, Great Captain Island and the Greenwich Shoreline
A History of the Greenwich Waterfront: Tod's Point, Great Captain Island and the Greenwich Shoreline

$19.99 Backordered
state: Connecticut
series: American Chronicles
The historic community of Greenwich is nestled along Connecticut's famed Gold Coast. The shores and waves of Long Island Sound draw people t ...
American Chronicles Backordered $19.99 9781609492038
A History of the Rowayton Waterfront: Roton Point, Bell Island and the Norwalk Shoreline
A History of the Rowayton Waterfront: Roton Point, Bell Island and the Norwalk Shoreline

$19.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: American Chronicles
Welcome to Rowayton, a vibrant community nestled on the shores of Long Island Sound and encompassed by the city of Norwalk, Connecticut. Gre ...
American Chronicles Available $19.99 9781596296916
A Maritime History of the Stamford Waterfront: Cove Island, Shippan Point and the Stamford Harbor Sh
A Maritime History of the Stamford Waterfront: Cove Island, Shippan Point and the Stamford Harbor Sh

$19.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: American Chronicles
Sailors, soldiers, rum chasers, sub chasers and yachters have tied up in Stamford Harbor since the 1640s. The history of this Connecticut wa ...
American Chronicles Available $19.99 9781609490751
Along The Connecticut River Fairlee/West Fairlee, Orford, Bradford, Piermont, Newbury and Haverhill
Along The Connecticut River Fairlee/West Fairlee, Orford, Bradford, Piermont, Newbury and Haverhill

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Often constant and serene, but sometimes fierce and rushing, the waters of the Connecticut River serve as most of the border between Vermont ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738589787
Ansonia
Ansonia

$21.99 Backordered
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
The town of Ansonia is situated at the foot of Connecticut’s Berkshire Hills, above the confluence of the Housatonic and Naugatuck Rivers. T ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738502526
Around Essex: Elephant and River Gods
Around Essex: Elephant and River Gods

$21.99 Backordered
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Three hundred years of history follows you around today as you wander the streets of Essex, Centerbrook, and Ivoryton. Essex harbor is locat ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738509310
Around Woodbury
Around Woodbury

$21.99 Backordered
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Woodbury lies in the Pomperaug Valley of western Connecticut, in the heart of what is known as Antique Alley. On every side are towns that o ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738504605
Assyrians of New Britain
Assyrians of New Britain

$19.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
The first Assyrians arrived in Connecticut during the beginning of the 20th century. Initially brought here through a mission organized by t ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738550121
Avon
Avon

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Avon, located beside the Farmington River in the fertile Connecticut River Valley, was incorporated in 1830. The proud new town had 1,200 re ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738504469
Avon
Avon

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Then and Now
Once known as Northington, a northern parish of Farmington, Avon was incorporated in 1830 after the construction of the Farmington Canal. Lo ...
Then and Now Available $21.99 9780738573816
Baseball in New Haven
Baseball in New Haven

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of Baseball
Baseball in New Haven uncovers the rich history of the national pastime in the greater New Haven area with images that highlight the sport o ...
Images of Baseball Available $21.99 9780738511788
Beacon Falls
Beacon Falls

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
On September 7, 1693, in exchange for 10 pounds and a barrel of cider, a former Indian slave named Toby was given a tract of land that becam ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738591438
Berlin
Berlin

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Located in the geographical center of the state, Berlin is best known as the Home of the Yankee Peddler. The first white settler, John Beckl ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738509211
Bethel
Bethel

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Separated from Danbury in 1855, Bethel was settled as early as 1700. Studies of the town’s unique and colorful past have been somewhat negle ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738589619
Bethlehem
Bethlehem

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Settled in 1734, Bethlehem is a typical Litchfield hill town and retains much of its rural charm. Around its green are an old post tavern at ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738565163
Bloomfield
Bloomfield

$19.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Throughout Bloomfield, the name that appears nearly everywhere is Wintonbury-Wintonbury Flower Shop, Wintonbury Avenue, Wintonbury Library, ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738509549
Bolton
Bolton

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
A quiet village 18 miles east of Hartford, Bolton was born at the nexus of two prehistoric Native American trails. Bolton was formed in 1720 ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738573779
Bolton: Historic Tales
Bolton: Historic Tales

$19.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: American Chronicles
Scrape the city off your shoes as you enter the town of Bolton, where both historic and natural heritage are remarkably preserved. In this p ...
American Chronicles Available $19.99 9781596295636
Bridgeport
Bridgeport

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Postcard History
The golden age of postcards, which took place between 1900 and 1940, was also the golden age of Bridgeport. Local and national publishers pr ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9780738537665
Bridgeport at Work
Bridgeport at Work

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
What was it like to work and live in Bridgeport during the past two centuries? No one could tell us better than the people who worked on the ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738511238
Bridgeport Baseball
Bridgeport Baseball

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of Baseball
Bridgeport, Connecticut, owns a rich and diverse baseball history. People from varied backgrounds stepped up to the plate in Bridgeport's ea ...
Images of Baseball Available $21.99 9780738512013
Bridgeport Firefighters
Bridgeport Firefighters

$21.99 Backordered
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Tracing its roots to 1796, the Bridgeport Fire Department protects Connecticut’s largest city. Bridgeport’s first step toward independence o ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738504926
Bridgeport on the Sound
Bridgeport on the Sound

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Located where the Pequonnock River empties into the Long Island Sound, Bridgeport became an important coastal city before land transportatio ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738508627
Bridgeport: 1900-1960
Bridgeport: 1900-1960

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Postcard History
Bridgeport: 1900-1960 presents a fascinating look into the history of Bridgeport through vintage postcards from the city’s formative years. ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9780738562513
Bridgeport: Tales from the Park City
Bridgeport: Tales from the Park City

$19.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series:
In the late nineteenth century, P.T. Barnum was known worldwide for his traveling circus, but to the city of Bridgeport he meant much more. ...
Available $19.99 9781596296169
Bristol
Bristol

$21.99 Backordered
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Bristol was originally a tightly held and uninhabited portion of Farmington and was known in its early days as the West Woods. Settlers did ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738508740
Bristol Business and Industry
Bristol Business and Industry

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Bristol was incorporated in 1785 and quickly became recognized as a clock-manufacturing center and home of the E. Ingraham Company's "dollar ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738573373
Bristol Firefighting
Bristol Firefighting

$19.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
In 1845, a series of disastrous fires nearly crippled the economy of Bristol. Earlier in the century, the community had become one of the le ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738510774
Bristol Historic Homes
Bristol Historic Homes

$21.99 Backordered
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Bristol, originally known as West Woods, formed later than other Colonial towns. Bristol’s mother town of Farmington was settled in 1640 and ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738539195
Brookfield
Brookfield

$21.99 Backordered
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
During the early 1700s, Brookfield was first colonized in an area occupied by the Pootatuck Indians. Hat, shear, and comb factories arose al ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738501161
Bulldogs on Ice: Yale University Men's Ice Hockey
Bulldogs on Ice: Yale University Men's Ice Hockey

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of Sports
From the first intercollegiate hockey contest in American history, in 1896, to today, Yale hockey has provided its fans with countless memor ...
Images of Sports Available $21.99 9780738513287
Burlington
Burlington

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Located on the Farmington River, Burlington is a place of natural beauty, with five mountains and valleys filled with brooks, forests, and s ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738509051
Candlewood Lake
Candlewood Lake

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
At the turn of the century, the Rocky River valley was a quiet, productive farming community nestled in the foothills of Connecticut’s Berks ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738536026
Candlewood Lake
Candlewood Lake

$7.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Postcards of America
Candlewood lake boasts a rich history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, Susan Murphy and Gary S ...
Postcards of America Available $7.99 9780738565651
Canterbury: The First 300 Years
Canterbury: The First 300 Years

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Canterbury: The First 300 Years provides glimpses of the people, places, and events that have given this town on the west bank of the Quineb ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738512037
Canton and Collinsville
Canton and Collinsville

$21.99 Backordered
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Canton and Collinsville lie fourteen miles west of the state capital, Hartford, along the Farmington River in the scenic Farmington Valley. ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738508689
Catch'd on Fire: The Journals of Rufus Hawleyvon, Connecticut
Catch'd on Fire: The Journals of Rufus Hawleyvon, Connecticut

$23.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series:
Rufus Hawley was a man of extraordinary actions and little means. The Yale-educated pastor served Farmington’s Parish of Northington, presen ...
Available $23.99 9781609491307
Central Connecticut State University
Central Connecticut State University

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Campus History
Central Connecticut State University, established as the first public institution of higher education in Connecticut and credited with being ...
Campus History Available $21.99 9780738501604
Cheshire
Cheshire

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Cheshire was established by farmers in 1694 as a parish of neighboring Wallingford. It is a classic New England town, built around a central ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738508603
Classic Diners of Connecticut
Classic Diners of Connecticut

$19.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: American Palate
Over twenty thousand miles of highways and main streets crisscross the state of Connecticut, inviting hungry travelers and locals into the m ...
American Palate Available $19.99 9781626192157
Columbia
Columbia

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Nestled in the crossroads of Connecticut's eastern highlands, Columbia was home to Eleazar Wheelock's Moor's Indian Charity School, founded ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738597959

 
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