Society Saturday – Naugatuck (Connecticut) Historical Society

This entry was posted by Jim Sanders on Saturday, 27 October, 2012 at

Many of the readers to my blog know about my interest in local historical societies. You can often find many hidden genealogy nuggets in these great resources. The Naugatuck (Connecticut) Historical Society located at 195 Water Street in Naugatuck, CT is one of those.

The first Thursday of each month the museum is now open to the public from 6-8pm. Each month a different theme will help make history come alive for your family. Regular admission fees apply, $2 per person or free for members.

The research library at the museum contains the following items which might be of interest for those looking for ancestors who were from Naugatuck, Connecticut.

  • City Directoires — Naugatuck City Directories from 1891
  • Town Reports — Naugatuck Town Reports from 1871
  • Yearbooks —Naugatuck High School Yearbooks from 1924
  • Census — Census of the Town of Naugatuck from 1877
  • Maps — Various maps with names, one from 1868
  • Catalogue reference files — Various file folders of persons and companies from Naugatuck
  • Civil war letters — from Asaph Tyler to his wife Josephione Hotchkiss
  • Account Books — various account books from the Lauren Ward (a clock maker) company from 1866

If you have ancestors from the town of Naugatuck, be sure to check out the Naugatuck Historical Society. You can also find them on Facebook. Naugatuck Historical Society Facebook



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