Local History

railroad depotWebsites – Pomfret

Websites – Connecticut

Books

  • Lee, Stephen. Windham County, Conn., Business Directory Containing the Names, Business and Location of All the Business Men in the County, Agricultural, Manufacturing, and Other Statistics, with a History of Each Town. Windham County Transcript Office, 1861. Link
  • Bayles, Richard, ed. History of Windham County, Connecticut. New York, NY: W. W. Preston & Company, 1889. Link
  • Larned, Ellen. History of Windham County, Connecticut. 1600-1760. Vol. 1. Worcester,  MA: Ellen Larned, 1874. Link.
  • Larned, Ellen. History of Windham County, Connecticut. 1760-1880. Vol. 2. Worcester,  MA: Ellen Larned, 1874. Link.
  • Griggs, Susan. Early Homesteads of Pomfret,  Hampton and Vicinity. Abington (?), CT; Susan Griggs, 1950. Link.
  • Hunt, D. History of Pomfret: A discourse deliered on the day of annual Thanksgiving, in the 1st Church of Pomfret,Nov. 18, 1840 by D. Hunt, Pastor of said church. Hartford: J. Holbrook, Printer, 1841. Link.

Contacts

  • Pomfret Town Clerk – Vital Records
  • Walter Hinchman, Town Historian – please use the form below to request research assistance from Mr. Hinchman