National Register Listings in
New Haven County, Connecticut

Abbott, George S., Building Academy of Our Lady of Mercy at Lauralton Hall Acadian House Ahavas Sholem Synagogue Allis-Bushnell House American Mills Web Shop Andrew, William, House Andrews, Moses, House Ansonia Library Armstrong Rubber Company Building Armstrong, M. and Company Carriage Factory Atwater, George, House Atwater-Linton House Baldwin, George, House Baldwin, Timothy, House Baldwin, Zaccheus, House Bank Street Historic District Barker, John, House Beach, Samuel, House Beaver Hills Historic District Benedict-Miller House Beth El Synagogue Beth Israel Synagogue Birmingham Green Historic District Bishop School Blackman, Elisha, Building Blackstone House Blakeslee, Joseph, House Bradley, Timothy, House Branford Center Historic District Branford Electric Railway Historic District Branford Point Historic District Bronson, Aaron, House Bronson, Josiah, House Buckingham House Bullet Hill School Burgis II, Thomas, House Canoe Brook Historic District Castle, Dr. Andrew, House Center Street Cemetery Chapel Street Historic District Charter Oak Firehouse Chatfield Farmstead Cheshire Historic District Chittenden, Russell Henry, House Christ Church New Haven Colony Street-West Main Street Historic District Congregation Mishkan Israel Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Connecticut Hall, Yale University Cook, John, House Crawford, George W., Manor Curtis Memorial Library Curtiss, Reuben, House Dana, James Dwight, House Darling, James Alexis, House Darling, Thomas, House and Tavern Depot Street Bridge Dickerman II, Jonathan, House Dixwell Avenue Congregational United Church of Christ Downtown Seymour Historic District Downtown Waterbury Historic District Dudleytown Historic District Dwight Street Historic District East Haven Green Historic District East Haven High School East Rock Park Edgerton Edgewood Park Historic District Eells-Stow House Elam Ives House Eliot, Jared, House Elton Hotel Falkner's Island Lighthouse Farmington Canal Lock Farmington Canal Lock No. 13 First Congregational Church of Cheshire First Congregational Church of East Haven Five Mile Point Lighthouse Fort Nathan Hale Fourth District School Frisbie, Edward, Homestead Frisbie, Edward, House Fulton, Lewis, Memorial Park Goffe Street Special School for Colored Children Goffe, Solomon, House Griswold House Grove Street Cemetery Guilford Historic Town Center Hall-Benedict Drug Company Building Hamden Bank & Trust Building Hamden High School Hamden Memorial Town Hall Hamilton Park Harrison, Thomas, House Hibbard, Enoch, House and Grannis, George, House Hillhouse Avenue Historic District Hillside Historic District Hoadley, Isaac, House Hoadley, John, House Hoadley, Orrin, House Home Woolen Company Hooker, Elizabeth R., House Hotchkiss, David, House House at 161 Damascus Road House at 29 Flat Rock Road Howard Avenue Historic District Howd, Eliphalet, House Howd-Linsley House Howe, John I., House Humphreys, Gen. David, House Hurd, William, House Hurley Road Historic District Hyland-Wildman House Imperial Granum-Joseph Parker Buildings Ives-Baldwin House Johnson, Alphonso, House Johnson, Franklin, House Jones, Theophilus, House Kendrick, John, House Kraus Corset Factory Laurel Beach Casino Leete, Pelatiah, House Lewis, Isaac C., Cottage Lighthouse Point Carousel Lincoln Theatre Madison Green Historic District Mansfield, Richard, House Marsh, Othniel C., House Matthews and Willard Factory Meeting House Hill Historic District Meigs-Bishop House Mendel, Lafayette B., House Meriden Curtain Fixture Company Factory Middlebury Center Historic District Milford Point Hotel Miller, Henry F., House Moody, Dr. Mary B., House Morris Cove Historic District Morris House Mory's Mount Carmel Congregational Church and Parish House Murray, Jonathan, House Naugatuck Center Historic District Nehemiah Royce House New Haven Armory New Haven City Hall New Haven Clock Company Factory New Haven County Courthouse New Haven Green Historic District New Haven Jewish Home for the Aged New Haven Lawn Club New Haven Railroad Station Nicoll, Caroline, House Ninth Square Historic District Norcross Brothers Granite Quarry North Branford Center Historic District Northford Center Norton House Old West Haven High School Orange Center Historic District Orange Street Historic District Osbornedale Overlook Historic District Oyster Point Historic District Palace Theater Palmer, Hezekiah, House Palmer, Isaac, House Parsons, Samuel, House Pine Orchard Union Chapel Pines Bridge Historic District Pinto, William, House Pistol Factory Dwelling Pitkin, Elisha, House Plaster House Platt, Col. Asa, House Plymouth Congregational Church Prospect Green Historic District Prospect Hill Historic District Quaker Farms Historic District Quinnipiac Brewery Quinnipiac River Historic District Raynham Red Bridge Richardson, Nathaniel, House Rising Sun Tavern River Park Historic District River Street Historic District Riverside Cemetery Rogers, John, House Route 146 Historic District Russian Village Historic District Sabbathday House Salem School Sanford Road Historic District Sanford-Humphreys House Schlaraffia Burg Seymour High School and Annex Sheffield Street Bridge Shelley House Short Beach Historic District Simpson, Samuel, House Sleeping Giant Tower South Britain Historic District Southbury Historic District No. 1 Southbury Training School Southern New England Telephone Company Adminstrative Building Southwest District School Southwest Ledge Lighthouse St. Luke's Episcopal Church St. Peter's Episcopal Church Stapleton Building State Park Supply Yard Sterling Opera House Stick Style House at Stony Creek Stone, Medad, Tavern Stony Creek-Thimble Islands Historic District Stratford Shoal Lighthouse Strouse, Adler Company Corset Factory Swain-Harrison House Taylor Memorial Library Todd, Orrin, House Tranquility Farm Trowbridge Square Historic District Tunxis Hose Firehouse Tuttle, Bronson B., House Tyler, John, House Tyler, Solomon, House Union School United States Post Office and Court House Upper Main Street Historic District Upper State Street Historic District US Post Office-Ansonia Main US Post Office-Meriden Main US Post Office-Milford Main US Post Office-Naugatuck Main Wallingford Center Historic District Wallingford Railroad Station Ward-Heitman House Washington Avenue Bridge Washington Bridge Waterbury Brass Mill Waterbury Clock Company Waterbury Municipal Center Complex Waterbury Union Station Webster School Welch Training School West Haven Green Historic District Westville Village Historic District Westville Village Historic District (Boundary Increase) Wheeler, Adin, House and Theodore F. Wheeler Wheelwright Shop Wheeler-Beecher House Whitfield, Henry, House Whitfield, Henry, House Whitney Avenue Historic District Whitney, Eli, Gun Factory Whitneyville Congregational Church Wilby High School Williams, Warham, House Winchester Repeating Arms Company Historic District Winchester Repeating Arms Company Historic District (Boundary Increase) Wolcott Green Historic District Wood, Harcourt, Memorial Library Woodbridge Green Historic District Wooster Square Historic District Yale Bowl
The state of Connecticut has a long history of manufacturing, and was home to many famous companies such as Colt Firearms, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, and General Electric. The state's manufacturing sector has declined in recent decades, but it remains an important part of the state's economy.
New Haven County, located in the state of Connecticut, has a rich and varied history that dates back to the early 17th century. The area was originally inhabited by the indigenous Quinnipiac tribe before the arrival of European settlers. In 1638, English Puritans led by Reverend John Davenport and Theophilus Eaton established a settlement in the area, which would later become the city of New Haven.

During the colonial period, New Haven County played a significant role in the development of the Connecticut Colony. The settlement grew rapidly and became a major center of trade and commerce. In 1701, the city of New Haven was officially chartered as a separate municipality, and Yale College, now known as Yale University, was founded in 1701. The college became a prestigious institution and helped solidify New Haven County's reputation as an intellectual and cultural hub.

New Haven County was also a prominent player in the American Revolutionary War. The region was heavily involved in the resistance against British rule, with notable figures like Benedict Arnold and Nathan Hale hailing from the area. The Battle of New Haven in 1779 saw British forces invade the city, but thanks to the local militia's resistance, the British troops were eventually repelled.

In the 19th and 20th centuries, New Haven County thrived as an industrial center, particularly in manufacturing. The region was known for its production of firearms, clocks, and rubber goods. The city of New Haven saw significant growth and urban development during this period, attracting immigrants from all over the world, especially from Italy and Ireland. Today, New Haven County remains an important part of Connecticut's history, with its architectural landmarks, cultural institutions, and vibrant communities.

This timeline provides a condensed summary of the historical journey of New Haven County, Connecticut.

  • 1638: The New Haven Colony was founded by English Puritans
  • 1644: New Haven Colony becomes a part of the Connecticut Colony
  • 1662: Connecticut Colony receives a Royal Charter, formalizing its existence
  • 1722: New Haven County is established from the southwestern part of the Connecticut Colony
  • 1764: The city of New Haven is incorporated
  • 1885: The city of Waterbury is incorporated
  • 1893: Hamden is incorporated as a town
  • 1920: New Haven County experiences significant industrial growth
  • 1954: Construction of the Connecticut Turnpike begins
  • 1958: Yale University and the city of New Haven engage in urban renewal projects
  • 1975: The Connecticut Post Mall opens in Milford
  • 1990: The Peabody Museum of Natural History relocates to a new building at Yale
  • 2005: New Haven celebrates the 350th anniversary of its founding