We hope that you've enjoyed your virtual tour. You can learn more about Hartford, Connecticut from selected books at our bookstore.
There are are also several websites you can visit. Here are a few of our favorites:
Bushnell Park Foundation Historical information, including profiles of Frederick Law Olmsted, Horace Wells, Jacob Weidenmann, Reverend Horace Bushnell and George Keller.
Cedar Hill Cemetery Provides history of the park-like cemetery, virtual tour and information on activities.
Charter Oak Cultural Center Historic structure now houses exhibition and performance space and offers multicultural arts and education programming.
Connecticut Gravestone Network. Dedicated to preserving the state's old burying grounds and preserving their historic significance.
Connecticut' Heritage Gateway Information on programs of the state’s heritage organizations,
The Connecticut Historical Society Extensive research library, exhibits, artifacts and comprehensive historical information.
Connecticut History Online Excellent resource for photographs, drawings and prints on the state's history.
Connecticut Landmarks Museum-based preservation organization provides information on historic properties statewide.
Connecticut State Library Repository of historical and genealogical information and collections.
Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame Showcases the contributions of Connecticut women. Located at the Hartford College for Women at the University of Hartford.
Elizabeth Park 102-acre public park known worldwide for its rose garden.
Farmington Avenue Alliance Nonprofit organization that promotes the urban neighborhoods along Farmington Avenue.
Friends of Vintage Base Ball Nonprofit organization that is working with the City of Hartford, CT and the Coalition to Strengthen the Sheldon/Charter Oak Neighborhood to bring 19th century era base ball games in Colt Park.
The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center Last residence of Harriet Beecher Stowe and site of the Stowe-Day Library, housing a collection of 19th century literature.
The Hartford Black History Project. Community-based nonprofit that celebrates the contribution of the Black community to Hartford's history.
Hartford Botanic Garden A 21st century garden steeped in the history of Hartford's Colt Park and the region's rich horticultural fabric.
Hartford, Connecticut Information from About.com.
Hartford Preservation Alliance. Nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and preserving the city's significant architecture.
Hartford Public Library Extensive resource site for information on Hartford.
Hartford Senators Vintage Base Ball Club Find out how the game used to be played from Hartford's own vintage base ball team.
Hartford as a Manufacturing, Business and Commercial Center Digitized version of book published in 1889 by the Hartford Board of Trade. Offered by Quinnipiac University as one of their selection of digitized books on Connecticut History.
Heritage Trails Sightseeing Tours Tours and programs of Connecticut history, including bus tours with stops and several historic places featured at our website.
Historic Wethersfield Provides information on attractions, events, accommodations, shopping and dining in the "Most Ancient Town."
Mark Twain House Where Samuel Clemens lived and worked from 1874 to 1891.
Knox Parks Foundation Works with residents, businesses and government to build greener communities.
Noah Webster Museum Birthplace and childhood home of the author of the first American dictionary.
The Old State House History, vintage photos and information on events.
Open Directory Project Information on all aspects of Hartford, including culture, history, business, education, tourism, heath, recreation and travel.
Peregrine Watch at the Travelers Tower Amelia is an adult female peregrine falcon. Her aerie is a nest located outside the 21st floor of Travelers tower building in downtown Hartford. View live and archived images online.
Real Art Ways Hartford's premiere art gallery and events center.
Riverfront Recapture Nonprofit organization leading the effort to restore public access to the Connecticut River in the Metro Hartford area.
Society of the Descendants of the Founders of Hartford Charitable and educational membership society that promotes Hartford's history.
Trinity College/The Kellogg Project Information on the strategic planning effort between Trinity College and neighborhood groups to revitalize a 15-block area in Hartford.
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