There are many books that look at life in Trumbull from many points of view. Those below may be purchased at the historical society’s library or on its Web site, trumbullhistory.org.
From Valley Forge to Freedom: A Story of a Black Patriot (Beach, 1976) The comprehensive tale of Nero Hawley’s life as a slave, soldier of the Revolutionary War, and freeman contributing to his community’s life. 69 pages $7 Hardcover.
History and Minerals of Old Mine Park (Saganawamps) (Sullivan, 1985) A survey of the history, geology, minerals and property transfers of Old Mine Park in Trumbull, Connecticut. 67 pages $4 Softcover.
Tales of Trumbull’s Past (Seeley,1984) A collection of 57 tales that give the reader a glimpse into Trumbull’s history. The stories are reprints written for the Trumbull Historical Society’s publication: “The Gristmill “ between 1968 to 1983. 390 pages $12 Softcover.
They Face the Rising Sun (Beach, 1971) This book contains a short history of the Unity Burial Ground in Trumbull, Connecticut with a complete charting and recording of every gravestone which all face the rising sun. 60 pages $7 Hardcover.
TRUMBULL: Church and Town (Beach, 1972) A history of the Congregational Church as it traces the history of the Town of Trumbull. The best comprehensive history book of Trumbull in print. 177 pages $15 Hardcover.
Images of America: TRUMBULL (THS, 1997) A compilation of Trumbull’s history from 1890 through the 1940’s in vintage photographs. Published by Arcadia Publishing. 128 pages $18 Softcover.
For more publications visit the Trumbull Historical Society’s Web site, trumbullhistory.org.