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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 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

 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 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

Sunday - May 19th @ 1:00The Chatham Historical Society has rescheduled the walking tour of the Village of East Hampton to Sunday, May 19th at 1 pm as part of its "Explore East Hampton" monthly series of walks. Come for a walk back in time and learn about the proud and...

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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

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 Rebuild Become a Sponsor Today!For more information please contact: Jeremy Hall jhall@easthamptonct.govAugust 6th - 11th 2019 will be the build date for the new Seamster Park Playground. The committee is looking for volunteers to join the...

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Stephen Soreff February 23 2019

Saturday, February 23, 2019 @ 1pm.  The Chatham Historical Society and East Hampton Library are co-sponsoring a talk by Dr. Stephen Soreff who will share stories about his father Dr. Louis Soreff who was a general practitioner in East Hampton, CT for 45 years from the...

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East Hampton Prevention Partnership

East Hampton Prevention Partnership Local Problems Require Local SolutionsThis Council is a grassroots organization that focuses on substance abuse education, awareness and providing alternative activities to the youth of East Hampton, Connecticut. East Hampton...

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John Cilio

John Cilio - Guest AuthorSaturday, February 9, 2019 at 1:00 The East Hampton Public Library and The Chatham Historical Society will be co-sponsoring a “Cabin Fever History Series” featuring John Cilio author of Women’s Work in WWII.  John tells the epic story of an...

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Cabin Fever History Series

Cabin Fever History SeriesThe East Hampton Public Library and The Chatham Historical Society will be co-sponsoring a “Cabin Fever History Series” featuring local CT Author's discussing history during the months of January, February, and March 2019.  The programs will...

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Welcome to the Official East Hampton, CT Historical Society Blog. This Website Blog intends to provide information to the public about the Chatham Historical Society’s upcoming Calendar Events and Programs with the purpose of bringing together people interested in the History of Cobalt, Middle Haddam, and East Hampton, Connecticut.

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