Local History, Links and Resources (Constantly Updated)

 


 

Town of Enfield

 www.Enfield.org


 

Did you know that you can sponsor a flag, hung on Enfield Street from Memorial Day through Veterans Day? :

http://enfield-ct.gov/content/91/151/987/2508/2605.aspx


the Town of Enfield's WWII monument dedication in 2003: 

 

http://www.enfield-ct.gov/filestorage/91/151/987/2609/WW_II_Dedication.pdf


"The Wounds of War are not always easy to see..." - a website where mental health professionals agree to 'donate' one hour per week to help military members and their families (including non-married partners) in their time of need: 

 

www.GiveAnHour.org


 

 

 

A Teacher's "tool kit" to Veteran's Day studies - click on Resource Guide/Activities, then "the Veterans Day" icon, then "Teachers Guide"  for a printable PDF guide:

http://www4.va.gov/kids/teachers/index.asp


 

The History Channel's "Bring A Veteran to School Day" initiative, with teacher's resources, videos, and tips on how to start your school's own veterans project:

www.history.com/content/veterans


 

Veteran’s Programs at Asnuntuck Community College

http://www.acc.commnet.edu/studentservices/VeteransInformation.htm


 

The Connecticut Patriot Guard Riders: 

http://www.ctpatriotguard.org/

 

 

 


The Connecticut Leathernecks Motorcycle Club (providing support and security for our CT fallen as they are returned home and are laid to rest):

www.ctleathernecks.com

 


 

American Legion Post #80 and Post #154, Enfield

www.EnfieldLegionPost80.org

http://americanlegionpost154.com/ 


 

Connecticut Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

http://www.connecticutsar.org/articles/badge_of_military_merit.htm

CT Daughter's of the American Revolution; Penelope Terry Abbey chapter:

http://www.penelopeterryabbeydar.org/

Enfield's own Revolutionary War Hero:  Elijah Churchill

http://revolutionarywararchives.org/index.php?option=com_content&;view=article&;id=177:medals-and-awards-of-the-revolution&;catid=30:life-times&;Itemid=56

  

History of the Hazardville Gunpowder Industry

http://home.att.net/~mkm-of-enfct/EHS/EHSpowder.htm

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Connecticut Civil War Regimental Indexes

www.chs.org/kcwmp/ctreg.htm

Soldiers' Sailors' and Marine's Fund- assisting needy wartime veterans and their families

http://ct.gov/ssmf/site/default.asp

Enfield's Civil War Graves -  one resident's mission to document all of our town's civil war graves

http://enfieldwargraves.smugmug.com/

 

The State of Connecticut's Military Department - links to state benefits and programs

www.ct.gov/mil/site/default.asp

Enfield's Thompsonville, Hazardville, and Shaker Pines Fire Department (Union) - check out the veteran's links on the left side...lots of information and neat stuff!

www.iafflocal3059.org/

Enfield's Fire Departments (some are automatic scanner enabled- monitor your volume)

www.EnfieldFire.org 

http://firedepartmentsofenfield.org/shakerpines.htm

http://thompsonvillefire.org/

 

Central Connecticut State University's Veteran's History Project - archives (photos, military documents, and memoirs, some oral, some written) of our soldiers from WW1 to present day

www.ccsu.edu/page.cfm?p=673

The Department of Veterans' Affairs Teachers' page - activities, history lessons, and scholarship information

http://www4.va.gov/kids/teachers/index.asp

The Hartford Courant's continuing series on CT's soldiers (perhaps you'll recognize someone...)

www.courant.com/ourtroops

Let them not be forgotten:  the fallen civilian contractors working in Iraq and Afghanistan: 

http://www.americancontractorsiniraq.org/Memorials.html 

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