General Links & Resources

Connecticut Colonial Records - great UCONN site featuring the complete Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut from 1636 to 1776.

Connecticut Historical Designations - This link takes you to a page on the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation website, where you will find an overview of the various local, state, and federal designations for historic structures and districts, and what they entail. More information on each designation is available on the left side of the page.

Connecticut Roads - great site on State roadways

Daughters of the American Revolution, Sarah Riggs Humphreys Chapter

Flood of 1955 - Compilation of articles marking the 50th Anniversary by the New Haven Register. Statement-on-Standards- a publication by the American Historical Association that is available to the public.

Historic Maps wonderful UCONN site with a variety of readable historic maps.

New Haven & Derby Railroad very comprehensive site on this historic railroad, as well as other lines in the area at

Sons of the American Revolution, Gen. David Humphreys Branch #1

Speaking of History... - A collection of historical columns in the Valley Independent Sentinel.

Shoreline Trolley Museum

Audio - Video Links

Voices from the Flood Ansonia residents remember the 1955 disaster. Very powerful!

Cole Porter Song with references to Derby

Then & Now Series Video Excellent series on local historic sites by Telemedia