This is your home for stories about the people, traditions, innovations, and events that make up the rich history of the Nutmeg State. In keeping with the internet’s dynamic nature and our evolving understanding of the past, ConnecticutHistory.org brings you new content and connections each and every week. Connect to the real thing, the historic places, documents, and objects that make up the historical record.
The goal of Teach It is to help Connecticut’s teachers bring Connecticut history into the classroom through a series of inquiry-based activities that reinforce the principles found in the new social studies frameworks. You will find activities that link local events to national events so students can understand our state’s contributions that shaped our community, history, and heritage.
ConnTours is an app that serves as a mobile-friendly tour guide to historic and cultural sites throughout Connecticut. The content presented in ConnTours encourages users to learn more about individual sites in Connecticut while fostering a greater appreciation for the variety of historically important and thought-provoking places the state has to offer. The ConnTours app is available for FREE in the app store.
CT Humanities has curated high-quality, ad-free, Connecticut-based digital content for curious people of all ages and stages. They provide opportunities to learn more about the history of the Nutmeg State, delve into a book by a Connecticut author, research a topic, and peruse the unique and fascinating offerings of trusted digital collections.
CT Humanities is proud to have worked with Connecticut Public Television to create this unique video series about the real connections between our state’s past, present, and future. The stories are compelling and reveal intriguing elements of Connecticut’s cultural heritage.