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The Connecticut Historical Society is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization and relies on contributions from individuals, foundations, businesses, and corporations to fund our operations and services. Since its founding in 1825, the Connecticut Historical Society has relied on the support of people who believe in the value of history and the importance of Connecticut’s stories.  Your membership, donation, and volunteer efforts help the CHS fulfill its mission to inspire and foster a life-long interest in history through its exhibitions, programs, and collections.

  • Membership Membership

    Join others who value what we can learn from the past!

  • Donate To CHS Donate To CHS

    Would you like to help support the Connecticut Historical Society? Donate today!

  • Leave a Legacy Leave a Legacy

    It’s never too early to plan ahead! Any time is a wonderful time to consider a gift to the Connecticut Historical Society.

  • Volunteer At CHS Volunteer At CHS

    Would you like to catalog books or objects, research a historical topic, garden, monitor the antiques and rare books market, perform administration tasks, help keep our collections in order, assist at special events – or even clean?

  • Donor Privacy Policy Donor Privacy Policy

    The Connecticut Historical Society respects your privacy. We protect your personal information, and adhere to all legislative requirements with respect to protecting privacy.

  • Business Partners Business Partners

    Connecting your business with the Connecticut Historical Society is an ideal opportunity to be associated with an organization that attracts thousands of visitors from across the state and outside of Connecticut.

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