Welcome to the America 250 | CT Commission resource website!

As we commemorate the 250th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, we are excited to share Connecticut-based resources with people throughout the state. Whether you love history or are just curious, this website has something for everyone.

Institutions have come together to share fantastic resources—books, articles, websites, documents, objects, and more—inviting you to explore the history of Connecticut and our nation. Dive into exciting primary sources, check out classroom lesson plans, and listen to fascinating oral histories that take you back in time. Thank you to all our partners for sharing their resources and committing to making history more accessible for all.

The goal of the America 250 | CT Commission is to make history and civics easy to understand and enjoyable for everyone. Don’t just read the resources on this website; visit the institutions that have committed to making them accessible for everyone. Together, we can appreciate and learn from these stories that make our country's tapestry so special.

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