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Alice Conklin Bevin

Alice Conklin Bevin

December 21, 2019 In The East Hampton Community Room at 1:00The Chatham Historical Society and East Hampton Library are co-sponsoring a talk by Debbie Day & Carol Morris, on Saturday, Dec. 21, at 1 pm at the East Hampton Library Community Room at 105 Main St. in...

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Strong’s Pavilion

Strong’s Pavilion

It All Began With Guy StrongIn 1885 Guy Strong bought one plus acres from Lyman Oliver Wells.  Strong was a trapper, a guide to hunters and a fisherman, well known in Connecticut.  He started a boating and fishing camp. By 1900 Guy had a building with supplies plus an...

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Fall History Festival 2019

Fall History Festival 2019

Fall History Festival Sunday, October 6th from 12-3pm This Years Fall History Festival will be Honoring The Bevin Bell Co. loacted in East Hampton, CT Celebrating 187 Years   PHOTO CAPTION- The 7th Annual "Chatham History Festival" will honor The Bevin Bell Co....

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Square Dance

Square Dance

Bay Point Club Square DanceThe Chatham Historical Society is organizing a square dance at the Bay Point Club at 24 Spellman Point Road near Lake Pocotopaug in East Hampton, CT.  This years dance will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. and is sponsored by the East...

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Lottery Tree

Lottery Tree

Lottery Tree GiveawayThe Chatham Historical Society will sponsor a Christmas tree covered with Connecticut lottery tickets, to be raffled off on Old Home Day, Saturday, July 13, at 8 p.m. on the Center School grounds. The winning ticket holder gets the one grand...

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Antique Appraisal Day

Antique Appraisal Day

Antique Appraisal Day Saturday, March 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Chatham Historical Society will host its 24th annual Antique Appraisal Day  at the East Hampton Library Community Room, 105 Main Street.There will be four expert appraisers on site.  Verbal appraisals...

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Belltown Historic District

Belltown Historic District

 Village of East Hampton, CT A view of down town East Hampton looking northward with the Carrier Block building and Barton Hill Rd. on the left. This historic East Hampton Photo from the 1940s  was taken from the Air Line Railroad bridge that crossed over Main Street....

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EHPP Newsletter

EHPP Newsletter

EHPP Newsletter Local Problems Require Local Solutions Speak Out and Arts Response Pictured above is the cast and crew of An Arts Response. This was the culmination of the East Hampton Prevention Partnership Educational series with Epoch Arts. This brave and...

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East Hampton History Walk

East Hampton History Walk

The Chatham Historical Society (CHS) is organizing a history walk on the improved Air Line Trail walk from the site of the former Cobalt Railroad Station and hike eastward to East Hampton. The hike will be on Sunday, November 3rd 2019 at 1 pm as part of its “Explore...

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East Hampton High School Project Graduation

East Hampton High School Project Graduation

East Hampton High School Graduates In 2006, thanks to the vision of a few very committed parents East Hampton High School formed a Project Graduation committee to plan an all night event following the graduation of East Hampton High School students each year. The...

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Mary Donohue Connecticut’s Jewish Farmers

Mary Donohue Connecticut’s Jewish Farmers

Saturday, March 16, 2019 1:00pm Cabin Fever Series The East Hampton Public Library - East Hampton, CT 06424 The Chatham Historical Society and East Hampton Library are co-sponsoring a talk by author Mary Donohue at the East Hampton Library Community Room at 105 Main...

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Seamster Park Playground

Seamster Park Playground

Designed by our Kids, built by Volunteers!Over Three Years in the making, the day has finally arrived!! The New Seamster Park and Playground was Designed by our kids, built by volunteers!  The community of East Hampton, CT came together to build this state-of -the...

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