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Books about Redding Connecticut  

The following are links to books on Redding Connecticut, Individuals and Authors from Redding Connecticut available at Amazon.com. Each purchase helps to fund new projects here at the web site.

For those looking for books that should be available at local (CT) bookstores, my suggestions are:

  • They all lived in Redding, By Dennis Paget
  • Images of America: Redding and Easton, By Daniel Cruson;
  • Village of the Damned: the fight for open space & the flooding of a Connecticut town, By James Lomuscio;
  • Ambulance Girl, By Jane Stern;
  • Inventing Mark Twain, By Andrew Hoffman.

If you live in town, the Mark Twain Library has local books for sale at the front desk.

The focus of this website, the History of Redding, CT.
by Charles Burr Todd
The Rev. John Beach and his descendants
by Rebecca Donaldson Beach
The 225 Anniversary of the Congregational Church (First Church of Christ) by Lawrence Banks
The Revolutionary Soldiers of Redding, Connecticut. by William E. Grumman
The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records. Volume 36: Portland (1841-1850), Prospect (1827-1853), Redding (1767-1852), and Ridgefield (1709-1850)
Secrets of Redding Glen: The Natural History of a Wooded Valley.
by Jo. Polseno
Life and letters of Joel Barlow, LL.D., poet, statesman, philosopher, with extracts from his works and hitherto unpublished poems by Charles Burr Todd
Redding and Easton
by Daniel Cruson
*Great Photos of Early Redding
Charles Ives and His World
by J. Peter Burkholder (Editor)
My Brother Sam Is Dead
by James Lincoln Collier, Christopher Collier
Inventing Mark Twain:
The Lives of Samuel Langhorne Clemens
by Andrew Hoffman
*Includes Redding info.
Power Plays
by Dick Morris
*Redding Resident
Ambulance Girl
by Jane Stern
*Redding Resident
Edward Steichen
by Joel Smith, Edward Steichen
Energy and Individuality in the Art of Anna Huntington, Sculptor, and Amy Beach
by Myrna G. Eden
Life of Israel Putnam ("Old Put": Major-General in the Continental Army)
by William Cutter
The Ancestry and Descendants
of Gershom Morehouse, Jr.
by Cornelius S. Morehouse
The Putnam Memorial State
Park at Redding, CT
by Fred Van Name
The Winter Campaign of
Starving (Putnam's Camp)
by Ricardo J. Elia
Right Fielders are People too.
By John Hichwa (Redding Resident)
Huckleberry Swamp and Adjacent Uplands by Linda Roth

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