The Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) is the official state historical society of Connecticut. Established in Hartford in 1825, the CHS is one of the oldest historical societies in the nation.
The Connecticut Historical Society is a non-profit museum, library, archive and education center. Its mission is to inspire and foster a lifelong interest in history through exhibitions, programs and Connecticut-related collections. The CHS houses a research center containing 270,000 artifacts and graphics and over 100,000 books and pamphlets. It has one of the largest costume and textile collections in New England.
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