The Connecticut Mill

Read about our industrial history in Connecticut: An Inventory of Historic Engineering and Industrial Sites (Roth et al, 1981)

You can learn about the many products made in Connecticut, the companies and workers who made them, and the processes they developed by visiting, a program of CT Humanities, or find one of our many museums and historical societies with industrial history collections at Experience CT Mills!

For mill sites in Coventry, Hebron, Mansfield, Stafford, Tolland and Willington, see Lost Mill Sites, a blog of the many 18th and 19th century sites researched and documented by Richard N. Symonds, Jr.

Through collaborative efforts, photographer Emery Roth has documented the distinctive architecture and disappearing industries in many of Connecticut's historic mill buildings. Check out his blog to learn more

Find primary and secondary sources in the industrial history bibliography from the Making Places Survey