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On this page of resources we’ve included not only our beloved Danbury school “newspapers” (created for third graders but appropriate for students of other ages) but YouTube videos of
re-enactors portraying Sybil Ludington, Maj General David Wooster, and a presentation on "Why Danbury" which showcases our role in the Revolutionary War.
The Danbury History in Brief page covers additional themes (the 1955 floods, the Kohanza Dam disaster, etc.) in a short-form manner, and the Archive Resources page contains many downloadable subject files on topics from the Revolutionary War to the hatting industry to Marian Anderson's nearly 50 years as a Danbury resident. For more details on how to research at the Danbury Museum, please visit our Research page.
Frontier/Colonial Danbury (pdf)Download
Revolutionary War Period in Danbury Student Newsletter (pdf)Download
Manufacturing Period in Danbury Student Newsletter (pdf)Download
Industrial Period in Danbury Student Newsletter (pdf)Download
Danbury in the 20th Century (pdf)Download
The Great Danbury State Fair (pdf)Download
Danbury History Puzzles & Games booklet (pdf)Download
October Buzzwords Puzzle (png)Download
September Buzzwords Puzzle (jpg)Download
Danbury Museum Buzzwords (pdf)Download
Danbury Street Name Word Search (pdf)Download
Danbury Fair Crossword (pdf)Download
Bailey's History Cryptogram (pdf)Download
Hatting Terms Word Search (pdf)Download
Parks, Ponds & Waterways Word Search (pdf)Download
Rev War Word Search (pdf)Download
Sybil Ludington Cryptogram (pdf)Download
A Tale of Two Cities Cryptogram (pdf)Download
Danbury Schools Word Search (pdf)Download
Memorials & Monuments Jumble (pdf)Download
Robert Young, Danbury Museum Trustee and Revolutionary War enthusiast, shares with us "Why Danbury?" a short presentation on the reasons behind the British raid on the town on April 26, 1777.
Revolutionary War re-enactor Eric Chandler reads his account of the life of General David Wooster, hero of. the Burning of Danbury and the subsequent skirmish at Ridgefield, Connecticut.
Our colonial era re-enactor Frances Hendrickson reads her account of the life of Sybil Ludington, "the female Paul Revere," including her famous ride across the New York countryside to alert militiamen to the British attack on Danbury.
Our longtime volunteer and Revolutionary War historian Robert Young performs his educational apothecary program.