Connecticut

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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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 Reprinting
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 Reprinting $21.99 9780738509310
Around Woodbury
Around Woodbury

$21.99 Available
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 Available $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 Backordered
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 Backordered $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
Bridgeport
Bridgeport

$21.99 Backordered
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 Backordered $21.99 9780738537665
Bridgeport at Work
Bridgeport at Work

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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 Backordered $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 Available
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 Available $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
Bristol
Bristol

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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 Available
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 Available $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 Backordered
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 Backordered $21.99 9780738512037
Canton and Collinsville
Canton and Collinsville

$21.99 Available
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 Available $21.99 9780738508689
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
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
Connecticut and Rhode Island Covered Bridges
Connecticut and Rhode Island Covered Bridges

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
During their heyday in the mid- to late 1800s, more than 150 covered bridges dotted the landscape of Connecticut and Rhode Island. Since tha ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738575407
Connecticut and Rhode Island Covered Bridges
Connecticut and Rhode Island Covered Bridges

$7.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Postcards of America
Connecticut and Rhode Island boast rich histories.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, William S. ...
Postcards of America Available $7.99 9780738575698
Connecticut Mining
Connecticut Mining

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
The search for mineral wealth in Connecticut has spanned more than 10,000 years of human history. It began with the migration of Native Amer ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738545042
Connecticut State Police
Connecticut State Police

$21.99 Backordered
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
The Connecticut State Police Department was created in 1903 to preserve the peace, arrest convicting offenders, and stay alert to liquor and ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9781467120210
Connecticut Whistle-Stops: Greenwich to New Haven
Connecticut Whistle-Stops: Greenwich to New Haven

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Richly illustrated, Connecticut Whistle Stops: Greenwich to New Haven tells the fascinating history of a rail line and the communities it se ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738510033
Coventry
Coventry

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Coventry, lying some twenty miles east of Hartford, is the birthplace of Revolutionary War patriot Nathan Hale. On the National Register of ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738512310
Crystal Lake, Tolland County
Crystal Lake, Tolland County

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Crystal Lake lies between the towns of Tolland and Stafford on a five-mile-long triangular strip of land extending from the northeastern cor ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738563688
Danbury
Danbury

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state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
The founding families of Danbury, with names such as Thomas Barnum and Judah Gregory and John Hoyt, left Norwalk in 1684 and traveled some 3 ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738505152
Deep River and Ivoryton
Deep River and Ivoryton

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state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Deep River and Ivoryton, two villages in the lower Connecticut River Valley, were dominated for more than a century by "white gold"-ivory. T ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738510965
Derby
Derby

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Here is the first pictorial history of Derby, a community with a glorious Colonial past, a manufacturing era that spurred development throug ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738502540
Derby and Ansonia
Derby and Ansonia

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Then and Now
The cities of Derby and Ansonia, in the heart of Connecticut’s Lower Naugatuck Valley, share history, geography, heritage, and borders. With ...
Then and Now Available $21.99 9780738536880
Durham Connecticut
Durham Connecticut

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
In Durham, Connecticut, captured moments of time afford a precious glimpse into the lives of the early residents of this small, central Conn ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738590080
Durham: 1900-1950
Durham: 1900-1950

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Postcard History
Durham: 1900-1950 presents a unique view into the history of Durham through vintage postcards. A small town of approximately 7,000 people, D ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9780738573267
East Hartford
East Hartford

$21.99 Backordered
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Situated along the scenic Connecticut River, East Hartford was once part of the city of Hartford until the town successfully separated from ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738565378
East Lyme
East Lyme

$21.99 Available
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
East Lyme has historically been shaped by the water. In the late 1800s, city residents seeking a quiet summer escape discovered East Lyme, a ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738511894
Electric Boat Corporation
Electric Boat Corporation

$21.99 Backordered
state: Connecticut
series: Images of America
Electric Boat Corporation has been a world leader in submarine development, design, and construction for more than a century. In 1900, the c ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738545639

 
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