Our Vision

The Naugatuck Historical Society is a vibrant part of the community. We envision a community where people are inspired by history an understand how the stories of Naugatuck inform the present and affect the future.

Our Mission

The Naugatuck Historical Society is an organization keeping the stories of Naugatuck alive and accessible to the public through exhibits, research and presentations. We maintain and preserve collections for the purpose of inspiring a love of local history and contributing to civic pride.

About Us

The Naugatuck Historical Society was founded in 1959, and is a membership supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization bringing together people who are interested in history, and especially in the history of Naugatuck, Connecticut, and environs. 


The 2019 Board of Directors

President: Chris Ritton-Stokes

Vice President: Mary Mazeiko 

Treasurer: Marty Lee Fenton

Secretary: Kathy Swartzbaugh

Directors: Donald Cromley, Charlie Gramble, Angela Guardiano, Ken Hanks, N. Warren “Pete” Hess, Vivien Knussi, Rocky Vitale Alternate Directors: Ron Gagliardi, Linda Low Collections Manager: Bridget Mariano Capital Campaign Chair: Wendy Murphy