This site presents some of the intellectual resources maintained by the Guilford Keeping Society (GKS). The GKS is dedicated to preserving the history of Guilford, Connecticut and to celebrating the many cultural influences that have shaped this town since 1639.  

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Modern Map of Guilford Farms

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A map of the working farms in Guilford. The date for this map is likely between 2003 (when Trout Lily farm was founded) and 2016 (when the map was…

Griswold House Museum, Colorized Postcard

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Thomas Griswold III built this sturdy New England saltbox house on the knoll at 171 Boston Street in 1774 for his two youngest sons, John and Ezra.…

Boston Street at the South End of the Green, Colorized Postcard

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Before gas stations existed, drivers bought gasoline in canisters at general stores, such as Elisaph Butler's general store (now Page Hardware). The…

Oxen at Bishop House on Nut Plains Road

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The inscription on this photo reads "Oxen in front of the Edward Bishop House." Based on information on an Historic Resources Inventory form (see…

A History of the Goss Property - East River Preserve

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A history of the Goss Property relevant to the management of the East River Preserve.