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The following links to related websites may provide additional helpful information.

Madison History and Preservation

Madison Historic District Commission
See Ordinance, District Map, Study Report, Regulations & Guidelines, and Application Forms www.madisonct.org/hdc

Charlotte L. Evarts Memorial Archives
www.evartsarchives.org

Deacon John Grave House and Foundation
www.deaconjohngrave.org

Madison Land Conservation Trust, Inc.
www.madisonlandtrust.org

Friends of Hammonasset
www.friendsofhammonasset.org

Mercy Center History Page
www.mercybythesea.org/Content/Another_Tier_2.asp

Madison Downtown Village District
www.madisonct.org/Planning_Zoning/pzDVDplan.htm

 

General Information on Town of Madison

Town of Madison Offices
www.madisonct.org

Madison Chamber of Commerce
www.madisonct.com

E. C. Scranton Memorial Library
Public library with Local History Room
www.scrantonlibrary.org

 


Related History Sites

The USS Monitor Center at the Mariners' Museum
Explore the history, discovery and recovery, preservation of the ironclad warship.
www.monitorcenter.org

Railroad History Archives
Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut
www.railroads.uconn.edu

Connecticut History On Line
Database of 14,000 19th and 20th century photographs, drawings and prints from the CT Historical Society, the CT State Library, and the Thomas J. Dodd Research library
www.cthistoryonline.org

ConnecticutHistory.org
An encyclopedic history of the state of CT with photographs, stories, town profiles, online exhibits,and much more
www.connecticuthistory.org

Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame
www.cwhf.org

New England Quilt Museum
Since 1987, this museum in Lowell, MA, has presented fine examples of traditional and contemporary quilts.
www.nequiltmuseum.org


Connecticut
History Research Centers, Museums, and Libraries

The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut, 1636-1776
From the Colonial Connecticut Records Project at the University of Connecticut
http://www.colonialct.uconn.edu/

The Connecticut Historical Society and Library
Museum and education center established in 1825. Library has family history archives, geneaology resources, Civil War collections, and more, with searchable on-line catalog. Also, 8000 objects in searchable e-museum.
www.chs.org

Connecticut State Library
Information about state archives facilities and services, general reference information about the state, and links to other resources.
www.cslib.org

Connecticut Historical Museums
A list, provided by the CT State Library, with links to all CT historical museums
www.cslib.org/histmuse.htm

Connecticut Historical Societies
A list, provided by the CT State Library, with links to all CT historical societies
www.cslib.org/histsoc.htm

Connecticut State Museum of Natural History
www.mnh.uconn.edu

Connecticut Archaeology Center
www.cac.uconn.edu

Museum of CT History at Connecticut State Library
www.museumofcthistory.org

CT League of History Organizations
www.clho.org

CT Humanities
www.ctculture.org

Connecticut River Museum
www.ctrivermuseum.org

New Haven Colony Historical Society
www.newhavenmuseum.org

Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut
Archives and Special Collections, Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life, and Human Rights Institute
http://doddcenter.uconn.edu/


Scholars and Teachers’ Resources

Connecticut History OnLine Classroom
Lesson plans, activities, curriculum links related to CT history
http://www.cthistoryonline.org/cho/classrooms/classrm_lessplan.html

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
www.gilderlehrman.org

American Memory at the Library of Congress
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

Eyewitness to History
Profiles of historical characters and events from ancient times to today, told with the images and words of those who lived it.
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com

The Learning Page: Teachers’ Resources from the American Memory Project
http://rs6.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/index.html

American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress
Connecticut Collections
http://www.loc.gov/folklife/states/connecticut.html

My Brother Sam is Dead
A history of Redding's guide to the novel
http://mybrothersamisdead.historyofredding.com/


State and National Preservation Sites

Connecticut Historical Commission
CT Department of Culture and Tourism, History Division
Historic Preservation and Museum Division
www.cultureandtourism.org/cct/cwp/view.asp?a=2127&q=302272

CT Trust for Historic Preservation
www.cttrust.org

National Trust for Historic Preservation
Provides leadership, education, advocacy and resources to save America's diverse historic places and revitalize our communities.
www.nationaltrust.org

National Register of Historic Places
www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com

NRHP Historic Districts in New Haven County CT
www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/ct/New+Haven/districts.html

National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service
Searchable database of properties listed on the National Register, educational and informational resources on American history and historic places
http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/

CT State Historical Resource Inventory
http://www.cultureandtourism.org/cct/cwp/view.asp?a=2127&q=302228

CT Scenic Roads
www.ct.gov/dot/cwp/view.asp?a=2094&q=305520


Genealogy

CT State Library History & Genealogy Unit
www.cslib.org/handg.htm

CT State Library List of Professional CT Genealogists
http://www.cslib.org/list.htm

CT State Library List of Professional Genealogical Societies
www.cslib.org/genesoc.htm

CT Society of Genealogists
http://www.csginc.org/

CT Ancestor Connections
http://ancestorconnect.blogspot.com/

The Godfrey Memorial Library of Genealogy and History and the Family History Center
Middletown, CT
http://www.godfrey.org/

Guilford Free Library
Edith B. Nettleton Historical Room
http://www.guilfordfreelibrary.org/historical-room/

Hidden Genealogy Nuggets
http://www.hiddengenealogynuggets.com

National Archives
Research and Genealogy Assistance for Genealogists and Family Historians
http://www.archives.gov/research/genealogy/index.html

New England Historic Genealogical Society
http://www.newenglandancestors.org

Plymouth Ancestors
http://www.plymouthancestors.org

 

Madison Cemetery Records

The following links connect to the records of Madison's principal cemeteries.
Note that the Smallpox Cemetery does not have such documentation.

Hammonasset Cemetery, Madison, New Haven County, CT
http://dunhamwilcox.net/ct/hammonasset_cem_madison.html

Rockland Cemetery, Madison, New Haven County, CT
http://dunhamwilcox.net/ct/rockland_cem_madison.htm

Old Summer Hill Cemetery, Madison, New Haven County, CT
http://dunhamwilcox.net/ct/old_summer_cem_madison.htm

Summer Hill Cemetery, Madison, New Haven County, CT
http://dunhamwilcox.net/ct/summer_cem_madison.htm

West Side Cemetery, Madison, New Haven County, CT
http://dunhamwilcox.net/ct/west-side_cem_madison.htm

West Cemetery, Madison, New Haven County, CT - Allis to Fromm
http://dunhamwilcox.net/ct/west_cem_madison.htm

West Cemetery, Madison, New Haven County, CT - Gallup to Owen
http://dunhamwilcox.net/ct/west_cem_madison2.htm

West Cemetery, Madison, New Haven County, CT - Pardee to Zimmerman
http://dunhamwilcox.net/ct/west_cem_madison3.htm

West Cemetery, New Section, Madison, New Haven County, CT
http://dunhamwilcox.net/ct/west_cem_madison_new.htm

 

Madison Birth, Death, and Marriage Records

As our researchers find them, the links posted here will lead to varied historical census records pertaining to citizens of Madison.

Marriages Performed at Second Church of Madison, New Haven County, CT, prior to 1800
http://dunhamwilcox.net/ct/2new_hav.htm


Connecticut Maps

The following link connects to images from the Historical Scanned Map Collection at the Map and Geographic Information Center (MAGIC), which is located at the Homer Babbidge Library at the University of Connecticut.

magic.lib.uconn.edu/historical_maps_connecticut_towns.html

Antiques Information

Antiques and the Arts Online
http://antiquesandthearts.com

Journal of Antiques Online
http://journalofantiques.com

New England Antiques Journal
www.antiquesjournal.com


CT Tourism Sites

Visit Connecticut - State of Connecticut Office of Tourism
Official State of Connecticut tourism website
http://www.ctvisit.com/

Greater New Haven Convention and Visitors Bureau
www.visitnewhaven.com


Madison
and Area Lodgings

Tidewater Inn
www.thetidewater.com

Scranton Seahorse Inn
www.scrantonseahorseinn.com

Inn at Lafayette
www.innatlafayette.com

The Madison Beach Hotel
http://www.madisonbeachhotel.com


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