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Connecticut Historical Society: click here

CT Society of Genealogists: founded in 1968 as a non-profit organization to encourage and promote genealogical research and publication, to maintain and elevate genealogical standards and to provide instructional and educational programs and publications. With over 5,000 members, CSG Inc. is among the largest societies devoted exclusively to U.S. genealogy. click here

The Stratford Library: The Stratford Library is located at 2203 Main St., Stratford, CT 06615 click here

Connecticut State Library, History and Genealogy Unit: The History and Genealogy Unit maintains and provides access to comprehensive collections of materials on the history of Connecticut and its people in support of the Connecticut State Library's mission "to preserve and make accessible the records of Connecticut's history and heritage." click here

CT League of Historical Organizations: Incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1950, the Connecticut League of History Organizations encourages and supports the activities of state historical organizations, enhances knowledge of state history, promotes professional standards, serves as a network for the exchange of information, and advances historical interests at the state level. click here

Kids Events: For a full listing of kids events happening in and around Connecticut. click here

CT Heritage: A major initiative of the Connecticut Humanities Council, Connecticut’s Heritage Gateway is THE entry point for tourists and Nutmeggers alike interested in learning more about the wonderful programs of the state’s many heritage organizations, for teachers searching for curriculum materials and resources in Connecticut history, and for students and history enthusiasts searching for information on particular topics and events in Connecticut’s past. click here

The Hawley Society: A genealogical group based on General Joseph Hawley. Most members can trace their lineage to this individual, while other members are of relation to the Hawley Family. Each year this society has a family reunion to help members learn more about the Hawley Family. click here

Lordship Park on the Sound: The origin of the name “Lordship” is not clearly established; as there are several contradicting traditions to account for it, some of which are quite romantic. It is certain however that, for time out of mind, one of the largest farms now included in the Park layout has been so called and it is frequently referred to in Orcutts’s “History of the Town of Stratford.”click here