The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation is a non-profit organization based in Hamden. Their mission is to preserve the character and ensure the vitality of Connecticut’s historically significant places. The Trust’s best tools are its traveling technical assistance program (email: and website ( The site, which is a clearinghouse of useful information, includes a section for realtors, “Restoration Services Directory” of contractors, architects, consultants and craftsmen, FAQs and much more.