Links

Historical Organizations and Local Civic or Cultural Groups

New England Civil War Museum
           Located in the Vernon Town Hall, this museum collects Civil War memorabilia from Connecticut soldiers and has a library of Civil War related books and publications.
Tankerhoosen River Website
           Information about the Tankerhoosen River covering the area's natural resources, history and hiking trails.
Vernon Depot: The Hartford, Providence & Fishkill Railroad
          Site covers the history of the railroad in Vernon, Connecticut. Maps and photographs show the Vernon Depot station and the rail system through the Vernon and Rockville area.
Strong Family Farm
          Strong Family Farm provides a historic agricultural education center where children, individuals, families, and community groups can experience an authentic family farm environment.
Friends of Valley Falls
          The Friends of Valley Falls promote the betterment of Valley Falls Park and Valley Falls Farm through responsible stewardship of their lands and buildings, preservation of their historic qualities, and public education on the value of their natural resources and biodiversity.
Town of Vernon
          Website for the Town of Vernon with information about town agencies and services.
Rockville Public Library
          Web site for the Rockville Public Library located in the historic Rockville section within the town of Vernon.
Connecticut Historical Society
         The Connecticut Historical Society desires to inspire and foster a life-long interest in history through exhibitions, programs
and Connecticut-related collections because examining and understanding the past, and connecting the past with the present, provides a guide for the future.
Connecticut History.org
         Website with articles touching on many aspects of Connecticut history. Click on towns to see articles pertaining to a town.