Historic events & birthdays on a selected day of the year.
Historical flags of the U.S. Current flags of U.S. states, districts, territories, and possessions.
Flags of all Countries
Searchable database and world fact book.
Flags of the World (FOTW)
The Internet's largest site devoted to vexillology (the study of flags) with more than 15,500 pages about flags and more than 27,800 images of flags.
Timeline covering 3,000 years.
Large data source gathered from cited authoritative resources that allows users to compare all types of statistics on countries. Fun to browse for interesting statistical facts.
This Day in History
Historical events, searchable by date.
Connecticut Historical Societies
List of Connecticut Historical Society websites with links to each.
Connecticut Historical Society
The Connecticut Historical Society is a non-profit museum, library, and education center. The museum's collections include more than 200,000 prints and photographs and 35,000 objects, with strengths in 17th and 18th century furniture; costume and textiles; portraits and landscapes; tavern and trade signs; decorative arts; and toys and tools.
Online Archive of Connecticut
Provides access to materials such as manuscripts, photographs, and works of art held in libraries, museums, archives, and other institutions across Connecticut.
American Civil War Homepage
Links to electronic files about the American Civil War (1861-1865).
Guide to America's Military Memorials and Military History Museums by PVT Donald B. Conrad
Location WWI & WWII monuments in your community by state and city.
Medal of Honor Citations
Full-text listings of Medal of Honor citations. Arranged chronologically by armed conflict and by last name of individuals.
Vietnam era Prisoner of War, Missing in Action database. Searchable by last names, country names, service branches, keywords, or key phrases.
Department of Defense site.
World War I Document Archive
Connecticut Indian Tribes
Features a timeline, information on tribal groups and their way of life, a directory of Connecticut tribes and links to other sources.
Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian
The first national museum dedicated to the preservation, study and exhibition of the life, languages, history and arts of Native Americans.
Archives of American Public Address
Review speeches and related documents: by Speaker, By Title, Chronology, Controversy/Movement.
National Register of Historic Places
Searchable database for all Register listings with links to further information for some.
POTUS - Presidents of the U.S.
Background information, election results, cabinet members, presidency highlights and links to other presidential sites.
Index on the Presidents of the United States with documents of their speeches, writings, and biographies.
The Presidents of the United States of America
White House site.
U.S. Historical Documents
A chronology of U.S. historical documents.
Divided into sections: Art & Architecture, Geography, History, Mythology, Olympics, People, Wars, and Other resources.
BBC News Country Profiles
Current overview and statistics of country, leaders, news, description, and list of the country's media sources, etc. (some audio & video).
Library of Congress online studies of 100 countries.
Designed for Middle and High School Students to accompany the study of North American History, contains information with primary source documents, videos, speeches, selected articles, suggested historical fiction, web sites and supports calendar events such as Women's History, Black History, and President's Day.
Historical lists of heads of states, and heads of countries of all currently existing countries and territories. Retrospective to approximately 1900.
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Includes links to other forgotten modern and natural wonders.
US State Department-Background Notes
History, government and political conditions, economy, foreign relations and basic travel information. Principal U.S. officials and consulate officers.
Information on each name, including historical background, and teasing nicknames.
American Family Immigration Center
Explore your family history at Ellis Island.
Over 4500 ethnically diverse names with a brief note on their meanings. Includes a popularity list for boys and girls.
Behind the Name
Etymological dictionary of first names - along with lists of most used first names as of 1986, languages referred to, common elements in first names, resources used, and links to other etymology sites.
Cyndi's list of Genealogy Sites
Over 168,000 links to genealogy sources and growing every day.
Death Indexes and Records
Links to online death indexes by state and county. Includes death indexes, obituaries, probate, cemetery and burial indexes.
Federation of East European Family History Societies
Lists both Central and East European countries.
Find a Grave
Search by name, location, claim to fame.
Aimed at new family tree researches, offers many popular and obscure database links.
Genealogy Home Page
A well organized index to Internet resources.
Genuki is a site for genealogical sources in Great Britain & Ireland.
A collection of more than 5,000,000 links to web sites with genealogy and local history data.
List of passengers, including history and genealogy of each passenger.
Nationwide Gravesite Locator
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs database with more than three million records of veterans and dependents buried in VA’s 120 cemeteries since the Civil War.
Nom de Guerre - Pseudonyms and Aliases
A comprehensive alphabetical list of names including authors, actors, athletes, musicians, and the like, as well as some of the more unusual and unique. The only problem with this site is that all of the names are on one page. There are related links at the bottom of the page.
Obituary Daily Times
Daily index of published obituaries.
Includes regional databases.
Vital Records - Where to write
How to obtain birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificates.
Excellent site for locating archives, indexes and databases in the U.S