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Local History - The Burlington Room
One of the goals of the Burlington Public Library is to preserve and make available for public use the papers, photographs, and related archival material that document the history of the Town of Burlington, before and after its establishment in 1806.
The Burlington Room, created when the library was renovated in 1994, is home to the library's local history collection. The collection contains books pertaining to Burlington history, family genealogies, photographs, clippings, diaries, maps, and other print materials. The library also has copies of the many compilations of town history assembled by town historian Leonard Alderman. Library staff and volunteers are currently working on indexing and cataloging the collection for ease of use.
Ann Mazeau is our local history specialist and is available to assist patrons with historical and genealogical research. She is available by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave her a message at the library 860-673-3331.
Permission to Publish Policy
Burlington Room Public Use Policy
Special Exhibit: Flood Friday: Burlington Remembers the Flood of 1955
Click here for information on making a donation to the Burlington Room.
Local History Resources
Burlington History Historical information on the Town of Burlington website. Includes a brief historical sketch of Burlington as well as information submitted by town historian Leonard Alderman.
HeritageQuest Online Research resource for family history and American culture. Includes U.S. federal census records and the UMI Genealogy and Local History collection. Access to this database is provided through iCONN, Connecticut's digital library. You will need your library card number to sign in. Once you have signed in, click on "Link to Individual Resources" and then "Heritage Quest" to get started.
Treasures of Connecticut Libraries local history digitization project sponsored by the Connecticut State Library.
Last updated March 8, 2016, DMR