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Museums, Libraries and Archives in Stratford

Stratford Historical Society (Judson House)

Captain David Judson & Catherine B. Mitchell Museum
967 Academy Hill, P.O. Box 382, Stratford, CT 06615

18th century house museum, Stratford history & genealogy, manuscripts, photographs, town government archives, and records, Barbour Index, alphabetical index to Christ Episcopal Church and more. Answers correspondence. The Stratford Historical Society maintains the 18th-century Captain David Judson House and Catherine B. Mitchell Museum on Academy Hill, the site of one of the earliest house lots in Stratford. Founded in 1925, the society continues to preserve and share artifacts and history of the town of Stratford.

Stratford Library Association Historical Reference Collection

2203 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06615

Stratford history & genealogy, city directories, high school yearbooks, Stratford newspapers 1873-present, Stratford newspaper clipping file, local authors collection, town reports, census microfilm loan program, genealogy databases.

Probate Office, Birdseye Municipal Complex

468 Birdseye Street, Stratford, CT 06615

Probate records 1840-present. For 1800-1840 contact Probate Office in City of Bridgeport. For 1700-1800 contact Fairfield Probate Court.

Stratford Town Clerk's Office

Stratford Town Hall
2725 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06615

Land, birth, marriage & death records 1639 to present. For the policy regarding birth certificates, please call the office. Connecticut vital records July 1,1897-present are also available at the Connecticut Department of Public Health (see Other Contacts)

Boothe Memorial Park Museum

Main Street, Putney
Mailing address: Friends of Boothe Park, Inc. P.O. Box 902, Stratford, CT 06615

Boothe Family homestead 1663-1955. Letters, bills, receipts, family Bibles and books originally owned by the Boothe family, genealogies. Call for appointment to use the library.

National Helicopter Museum

sikorsky in first helicopter

2480 Main Street (eastbound railroad station)
Mailing address: Ruth Lebowitz, 490 Sherwood Place, Apt. C12, Stratford, CT 06615

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