The Italian-American Historical Society of Connecticut
To embrace and preserve the history of our immigrant ancestors. This will allow future generations to more fully understand and appreciate past efforts and sacrifices which made it possible for us to be where we are today.
Founded as the Italian-American Historical Society of Greater New Haven, Inc. on June 15, 1979, its purpose as a society was to celebrate and perpetuate the concept of the Italian heritage in America.
The society is now known as the Italian-American Historical Society of Connecticut.
It recognizes the accomplishments and the history of Italian Americans through the preservation of documents, artifacts, photographs, and videotaped oral histories.
What We Do
- We publish a quarterly newsletter “La Storia”,
- Annually honor an outstanding member of our community
- Sponsor programs
- Conduct Italian language and genealogy classes
- Hold special events to promote our mission.