The Connecticut Historical Society and Its Collections

Volume 10 Issue 1, Spring 2003

Part One: An Overview

On May 25, 2003, the Connecticut Historical Society celebrated its 178th birthday. CHS is the seventh oldest historical society in the nation and it is believed to be the oldest in Connecticut. It is an institution that can take pride not only in its own history, but also in the role it has played in chronicling the history of Connecticut and its people.

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