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Make a Gift to FHS
Membership

 

Membership in the Farmington Historical Society helps promote interest in town history. Membership options are:

  • $15 Individual
  • $25 Family
  • $50 Contributor
  • $100 Friend

Checks, made payable to the Farmington Historical Society, can be mailed to the society at P.O. Box 1645, Farmington, CT 06034

For more information, please call (860) 678-1645 or send an e-mail to membership@farmingtonhistoricalsociety-ct.org or  jlawson@farmingtonhistoricalsociety-ct.org.
 

Order books about Farmington's history

The "Green Book" -- Farmington, Connecticut: The Village of Beautiful Homes, first published in 1906 -- is available for $25.00, plus $2.40 for shipping. An index to the "Green Book" is included for free. The "Green Book" can be  ordered by contacting the society's president, Joanne Lawson, at jlawson@farmingtonhistoricalsociety-ct.org, or by writing to the Farmington Historical Society, P.O. Box 1645, Farmington, CT 06034.

The "Green Book" makes a perfect gift. The 211-page book features photographs of "every home in town" in 1906 and more than 40 articles on the town's history, on topics including "Old Houses in Farmington," "Farmington Schools," "The Congregational Church," "Tunxis Sepus," "A True Story of Old Times in Farmington," "Ferns and Birds of Farmington," and many others. 

"Farmington, Connecticut,
The Village of Beautiful Homes," 1906


The Historical Society reprinted Farmington in Connecticut, by Christopher P. Bickford, in 2008.


Farmington in Connecticut,
by Christopher Bickford
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The comprehensive history of the town, first published in 1982, can be ordered by contacting the society's president, Joanne Lawson, at jlawson@farmingtonhistoricalsociety-ct.org, or by writing to the Farmington Historical Society, P.O. Box 1645, Farmington, CT 06034. The cost for the 465-page hardcover book is $35, plus $5 for shipping. Please include your name and address and a check payable to the Farmington Historical Society.


Speaking for Ourselves: African American Life in Farmington, CT was written by Barbara Donahue and the Farmington Historical Society Research Team in 1998. The 50-page paperback costs only $5 and can be  ordered by contacting the society's president, Joanne Lawson, at jlawson@farmingtonhistoricalsociety-ct.org, or by writing to the Farmington Historical Society, P.O. Box 1645, Farmington, CT 06034.



Timothy Pitkin House


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