Our Past is Our Present
Our history is a present we give our children.
Did you know that each of our fifteen towns has an historical society, dedicated to helping our past remain alive in our present, and well into our future? Buildings, paintings, photographs, maps and other artifacts are available to be explored and cherished for generations to come. Special events, such as holiday fairs, readings and guided tours, help keep our history accessible to everyone.
If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday. ~Pearl Buck
Let us know: What is your favorite local history spot? What is your favorite “legend” of Middlesex County?
There are many ways to give back to our community.
Visit the Community Foundation of Middlesex County’s 15 Days of Giving for ideas that matter to you. We hope you’ll be an ambassador for philanthropy in Middlesex County. Use #CFMC15Days and help us spread the word.
|The Chatham Historical Society of East Hampton||6 Bevin Blvd., East Hampton|
|Chester Historical Society||9 W Main Street, Chester|
|Clinton Historical Society||103 E Main Street, Clinton|
|Cromwell Historical Society||395 Main Street, Cromwell|
|Deep River Historical Society||245 Main Street, Deep River|
|Durham Historical Society||38 Townhouse Road, Durham|
|East Haddam Historical Society & Museum||246 Town Street, East Haddam|
|Essex Historical Society|| 22 Prospect Street, Essex|
|Haddam Historical Society|| 14 Hayden Hill Road, Haddam|
|Killingworth Historical Society||P.O. Box 707, Killingworth|
|Middlefield Historical Society|| 405 Main Street, Middlefield|
|Middlesex County Historical Society||151 Main Street, Middletown|
|Portland Historical Society, Inc.||492 Main Street, Portland|
|Old Saybrook Historical Society||350 Main Street, Old Saybrook|
|Westbrook Historical Society||866 Boston Post Road, Westbrook|
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