The Ferguson Library

The Ferguson Library has an extensive collection of historic photographs.

Stamford Historical Society

Thank you to the Stamford Historical Society’s wonderful website which provided us with some great pictures and useful information.

A special thank you the wonderful people at the Stamford Historical Society, especially Executive Director Tom Zoubek, librarian Ronald Marcus, and volunteer John Puchala, who gave their time and knowledge to this project.

The Jewish Historical Society of Lower Fairfield County

Formerly the Stamford Jewish Historical Society, this organization offers lectures and trips, and maintains the Harry Rosenbaum JHS Judaica Library at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) in Stamford on Newfield Avenue.

The Historic Neighborhood Preservation Program, Inc.

This organization publishes the Historic Neighborhood News, edited by Renée Kahn at 78 Webbs Hill Road, Stamford, CT 06903. (203)322-6671

Government Resources

The official website for the city of Stamford is Also, check out this state of Connecticut website for kids:


Atwan, Robert, Stamford: 350 Years; 1641 -1991. The Advocate and The Ferguson Library, 1991. RL974.69S783

Burns, Rosemary H., Springdale Remembered: The History of a Section of Stamford, Connecticut, 1640-1949. Stamford Historical Society, 1982.  RJ974.69B

De Forest, John L., Once Upon a Long, Long Ridge: A Memoir of a Connecticut Community.  Stamford Historical Society, 1995. RL974.69D3150

Feinstein, Estelle F., Stamford: An Illustrated History.  American Historical Press, 2002  J974.69F

Feinstein, Estelle F. Stamford: An Illustrated History.  Windsor Publications, 1984.  974.69F299SA

Feinstein, Estelle F., Stamford in the Gilded Age; the Political Life of a Connecticut Town, 1868-1893. Stamford Historical Society, 1973.  974.69F299ST

Huntington, E.B., History of Stamford, Connecticut, 1641-1868, Including Darien until 1820.  Harbor Hill Books, 1979. 974.6C

League of Women Voters Education Fund.  This is Stamford.  1980.  974.6C STAMFORD LWVT1980

Lobozza, Carl.  The Changing Face of Stamford, Connecticut.  Stamford Historical Society, 1978.  974.69L99C

Lobozza, Carl.  Stamford, Connecticut:  Pictures from the Past.  Stamford Historical Society, 1970.  917.469L799S

Majdalany, Jeanne. The History of the Cove in Stamford, Connecticut. Stamford Historical Society, 1979.  974.692M233

Marcus, Ronald. Fort Stamford: A Concise Study.  Stamford Historical Society, 1973. J974.692M

Stamford Bicentennial Committee. Stamford: Past and Present 1641-1976, The Commemorative Publication of the Stamford Bicentennial Committee.  The Committee, 1976. J974.692S

Other Publications, produced by Stamford students

Picture This Stamford: Then and Now was researched and produced by Cloonan Middle School 7th graders, and edited by school media specialist Barbara Karp.

Stamford City Games was produced by the Stamford Children’s Museum, with financial support from Xerox Corporation and Champion International.  Rippowam High School students worked on this booklet.  Thanks to Heather Alexander for giving the library permission to reproduce the games and puzzles on this website.

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