Currently  on  Display  in  our  Gallery  –  100  Images  and  Information


   Each June,  Connecticut sponsors a one day statewide event to showcase
   Connecticut’s diverse world of history, art and tourism to Connecticut residents

CONNECTICUT  OPEN  HOUSE  DAY  2017  was a Big Success 

  THANKS  to our Board of Director members and volunteers for helping to make this happen
          here at the  INDIAN  and  COLONIAL  RESEARCH  CENTER  in Old Mystic, Connecticut




50 Years Past present


On December 9, 1965, a nonprofit corporation was formed with the expressed purpose of preserving the extensive historical collection of Mrs. Eva Lutz Butler – a teacher, local historian and anthropologist. The collection includes manuscripts, out of print books, vintage photographs, Indian & Colonial artifacts, genealogical material and notebooks relating to the Southeastern New England Indian and Colonial period


look to past

happy anniv