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CT Copper Industry: history

Copper Mining In Connecticut

We are in the process of collecting and offering information about the early copper industry in Connecticut. 


At present, we have the following material.  More can be expected:


1.  Newgate of Connecticut; its Origin and Early History, by Richard W. Phelps (1876).  117 pages. This is now available for download.  Please see our Hartford County page.


2.  "Copper Mining in Connecticut", an article about the historic Copper mining industry in Connecticut from the Connecticut Quarterly.  This article is now available for download in PDF format for a price of $4.

 Copper Mining in Connecticut


We have some additional articles from early issues of the Connecticut Quarterly about the Granby area and about the history of copper mining there. More information will be available shortly.  Please check back soon!


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