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Wiki Loves Monuments 2018 in the United States
A campaign to improve our coverage of U.S. historic and cultural sites
throughout the month of September.


2018 Event PageDiscussion


Welcome to the Wiki Loves Monuments in the United States guide for the state of Connecticut. Use the guide below to track down registered historic sites to photograph for the contest. If you have content to add, feel free to help expand the guide!

Places to photograph[edit]

National Register of Historic Places[edit]

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The Wikimedia Commons has a category of National Register of Historic Places in Connecticut.

The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the federal government's official list of historic places that are deemed worthy of preservation.

 List of Connecticut NRHP sites >>

Some 2,500 of the 90,000 NRHP sites are also recognized as National Historic Landmarks (NHL), which have outstanding historical significance.

 List of Connecticut NHL sites >>


State designated sites[edit]

This section needs expansion - can you help? Edit!

Local historic sites and districts[edit]

The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation maintains a list of local historic districts which includes maps.

 Local Historic Districts & Properties by Town >>

Historic Barns[edit]

The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation maintains a list of Historic Barns of Connecticut.

 Connecticut Barns >>

Photo walks[edit]

None yet! We encourage local organizers to host a photowalk to visit local historic sites. If you host one, please list it here.