WEBSITE: Connecticut's town greens
"To experience the green is to experience Connecticut."
Connecticut's town greens have a rich and fascinating history and endure as symbols of hospitality and tradition. Come take a trip back through time and learn about the history of town greens and the continuing vital presence they have for all who live in and visit Connecticut.
www.towngreens.com is an award winning web site produced by the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation that archives Connecticut's town greens and adds to the understanding of Connecticut's local and state history.
The site features three different sections; greenlink, data center and exhibits. The greenlink section provides a virtual tour of the state's 172 town greens. Each listing offers an overview of each green and links to related information. The Data Center has a wealth of information including identification/location, physical description, historical significance, map/documents and data sources. This is a great resource to anyone seeking detailed information on a specific site. The Exhibits highlight a number of significant town greens throughout the state and provides a general overview of the history of the town green - an icon of history, tradition and community.
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