1508 High Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06903
Telephone: (203) 329-1183
Fax: (203) 322-1607
Directions, Services & Hours
Board of Directors and Staff
Calendar of Events
includes other local institutions
Photo Selection of the Month
Headquarters' Photo History
Bibliography of Stamford
Vertical File Index
The Shop Downstairs
Hoyt Barnum House
Exhibitions, past & present
Education Program Info to come
The Civil War Roundtable of Fairfield County
Jewish Historical Society of Fairfield County
Stamford, Fairfield County & Connecticut
Libraries, Historical Societies, etc.
The National Council for History Education
History gives context for human activity.
History is the foundation for sound judgement.
History extends human knowledge
beyond what individuals experience on their own.
Book Corner Updated
Audio Book: Stamford, Our Pride
SHS Museum Book Store
Online Book Shop
Shop at Amazon.com and the Society earns money!
Colonial Connecticut Records 1635–1776 (UConn)
Stamford's Graven Images America,
Stamford's Historic Grave Sites
Courtesy of The Society for the Preservation of Historical Grave Stones.
An excellent site! It includes the communities of Bangall, Belltown, Bull's Head, Caritas Island, Cove Island, Cummings Point, Davenport Point, Glendale Park, Glenbrook, High Ridge, Hunting Ridge, Lockwood's Corners, Long Ridge, Newfield, North Stamford, Overbrook, Peck Point, Rippowam, Riverbank, Roxbury, Scofieldtown, Shippan Point, Southfield, Springdale, Stillwater, Turn of River, Vidal Park, Walluck's Point, Waterside, West Park.
Stamford Harbor Light,
courtesy of New England Lighthouses
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CONTENTS BY ALPHA
All New Searchable Bibliography of Stamford
by Ronald Marcus
Annotated & indexed compilation of books, pamphlets, special editions of newspapers, atlas, articles in periodicals, and motion picture film, containing information relating to the history of Stamford, Connecticut. Ongoing project.
Books of General Interest in the Library - we will add to this from time to time
Business and Industry in Stamford - a work in progress
Cemeteries in Stamford
Civil War Information Stamford's Civil War: At Home and in the Field.
Data as well as a virtual tour through our 2003 exhibit.
"The Guide to Nature Magazine" - Finding Aid
Information on 1908-1919 issues. Illustrated real estate information,articles on Stamford, obituaries, etc.
History of Martha Hoyt School
Inventoried Collection Index
A Childhood on Shippan, 1910 - 1937
A FEW ITEMS OF INTEREST OF HIGH RIDGE
Sons of Stamford (Deputy Chief John F. Moriarty) PDF File
Let Rocks Their Silence Break The William J. Blickensderfer Property in North Stamford
Newsletter: Stamford Pioneer – The Stamford Historical Society Newsletter
Obituaries of Noted Stamfordites - a work in progress
Oral History Interviews - a work in progress
Chester W. Buttery, WWII Experiences
Dr. Jacob Nemoitin, 1962
Sarah Frances Smith, 1986
Picturesque Stamford, 1892 - transcription a work in progress
Record Groups An up to date listing of all record groups available in our Research Library
Religious Institutions in Stamford
Baseball in Stamford (Photo Selection of the Month)
Football in Stamford (I)
19th Century Yachting
Old Timer's Athletics Association
Murals from the First Fidelity Trust Bank
Stamford scenes from yesteryear
Stamford, Connecticut, 1641-1893, The First Two-and-a-half Centuries
by Dr. Estelle F. Feinstein
Dr. Feinstein was honored in 1999 by receiving the Homer D. Babbidge Jr. Award in recognition of her life-long contribution to Connecticut History.
Stamford in the Gilded Age by Dr. Estelle F. Feinstein
Transcription a work in progress
The Town Hall Issue
Police Protection pp. 148-152
The Stamford Historian—Biography of Schuyler Merritt
Stamford Past & Present 1641 - 1976
Transcription a work in progress
Education Spelled Freedom
Stamford Government History
Grand Lists 1641-1821 Taxation in Stamford, CT from 1641 to the Code of 1821.
Stamford History, a condensed version
The Story of the Seal of the City of Stamford
Urban Renewal, Downtown Stamford
Vertical Files (updated September 2009)
An up-to-date listing of all "Vertical Files" available for research in our library.