Over 350 Years Of Local History

We are pleased to share these online exhibits on several themes that are meaningful to the Stonington community. Enjoy online exhibits that including articles, photographs and videos on: The Battle of Stonington, World War One, A Stonington Fishing Family. Read select issues of our quarterly magazine in print for over fifty years or listen to an oral history interview on our oral history page.

The image is a grid of 3 images. On the left is the biggest image. It is a sepia-toned picture of the Stonington Lighthouse Museum Tower, with a young boy standing behind the tower rails. The text over the image reads The Stonington Historical Society 126th Annual Meeting. On the right, two images are stacked on top of each other. The top right is a picture of Steven Ujifusa's book Barons of the Sea, which features a large image of a clipper ship. The image below is a photo of Steven Ujifusa himself. He has short, dark hair and is wearing fashionable glasses and a bow tie.

2021 Annual Meeting: Barons of the Sea

August 20, 2021

Reflections in the Ice: Antarctica 1820-2020

February 22, 2021

Tertius deKay on the Battle of Stonington

February 17, 2021

Venture Smith in Stonington; A Family Affair

February 16, 2021

South of Cape Horn

December 2, 2020

Herstory: A Brief History of Stonington’s Influential Women

September 1, 2020

Origins of the Viaduct

March 24, 2020

Stonington Lumber

March 24, 2020

Saint Mary’s Church: 150 Years of History and Memories

March 24, 2020

Spirits of Borough Past: Fifty Years of Memories 1900-1950

March 24, 2020

A History of the G&S Trolley

March 24, 2020

Memorial Day, 1952

March 18, 2020

Charles and Deborah Royce on Historic Preservation

March 18, 2020

Rollie McKenna at Work

March 18, 2020

Clay Burkhalter on Solo Sailing

December 18, 2019

Mac Turner Interview with Ted Beck

December 3, 2019

Louis Meyer on Solo Sailing

December 3, 2019

Rob Palmer on Stonington Boat Works

May 29, 2019

Irish Presence in Stonington: Kathy Crowley Kelley Interviews Madeline Banker

February 7, 2019

Mr. Moore Speaks to SHS Students About His WW2 Experiences

January 17, 2019

Rollie McKenna Interviewed by Faith Middleton on Connecticut Public Radio

July 31, 2018

Rollie McKenna

July 31, 2018

Larry O’Keefe on Downerville

February 13, 2018

Historic Stonington Quarterly

September 5, 2017

Oral Histories

June 13, 2017

Battle of Stonington

October 8, 2016

A Fishing Family in Stonington

October 8, 2016

World War I

September 13, 2016