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The Connecticut Houses that Ended Up in Massachusetts

Old Sturbridge Village moved numerous historical CT buildings, but evidence of their existence still lives on in historic maps, photographs, and memories.


Bursting of the Staffordville Reservoir

Bursting of the Staffordville Reservoir – Today in History: March 27

On March 27, 1877, the Staffordville Reservoir Company’s dam burst,…


Patents – Stafford’s Inventive Minds

Starting in 1790, Connecticut became a national leader in obtaining patents for its abundant innovations. It not only led the nation in patents issued per capita, but in 1809, South Killingly resident Mary Kies became the first woman awarded a US patent.


Over Time: Stafford’s Historical Population

March 28, 2014 • Hide Featured Image, Stafford

Census data, from colonial times on up to the present, is a key resource for those who study the ways in which communities change with the passage of time.


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