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Hurd State Park

Hurd State Park in East Hampton is one of the oldest state parks in Connecticut. Connecticut State Park Hurd Park is a public recreation area lying adjacent to George Dudley Seymour State Park on the east bank of the Connecticut River in the town of East Hampton,...

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Sears Park

East Hampton CTSears Park is the Town of East Hampton's only municipal park and allows access to East Hampton Residents. Situated on Lake Pocotopaug the park was donated to the Town in 1910 by the Sears family. Between 1995 and 2005 the Town acquired the three...

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The 2019 Calendar is Here!

The 2019 Calendar has arrived!The Chatham Historical Society 2019 Calendars are finally here and can be purchased now at the East Hampton Town Hall, Town Clerk's Office, and the East Hampton Public Library The Cost for the Calendar is $8.00 We also have our new...

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East Hampton Library Events

Upcoming Events The 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 be held in...

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Bethlehem Lutheran Church​ – East Hampton, CT

Bethlehem Lutheran ChurchThe Bethlehem Lutheran Church at 1 East High Street in East Hampton, Connecticut  was built in 1855-1856 by residents on the north side of town who wanted to separate from the East Hampton Congregational Church. The members of the...

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East Hampton Events Magazine

Featuring the Town of East Hampton  East Hampton Events Magazine  • Quarter 4 • 2017 East Hampton Events Magazine  • Quarter 4 • 2016. A Message From Michael Maniscalco  Town Manager Dear Residents, What a busy summer it has been. Old Home Days was a huge success as...

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The Town of East Hampton Connecticut

Animal Control Regional Animal Control with East Haddam 7 Main Street East Haddam, CT 06423 (860) 873-5044 Assessor East Hampton Town Hall  20 East High Street East Hampton, CT 06424 (860) 267-2510 Building Department East Hampton Town Hall 20 East High Street East...

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Guided Tour of Paul and Sandy’s Too

Tour Paul and Sandy's In East Hampton  Garden Center TourThe Chatham Historical Society is organizing a Guided Tour of Paul's and Sandy’s, Too Garden Center at 93 East High Street in East Hampton on Saturday, September 15 at 3:00pm Visitors will learn the history of...

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Historic House Tour

September 29, 2018      The Chatham Historical Society’s Biennial Historic House Tour will be held on September 29, 2018 from 10am – 4pm. Tickets for this years house tour are on sale now for $20.00 and can be purchased at the Town Clerks Office in the Town Hall and...

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Air Line Trail Ghost Run

17th Annual Airline Trail Ghost Run Please check back soon for updates on the 17th Annual Air Line Trail Ghost Run! 16th Annual Airline Trail Ghost Run Saturday, November 3, 2018 Contact Information The Parks & Recreation Departments of Hebron, Colchester, and...

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Local Author Publishes CT Travel Guide

The Connecticut 169 ClubLocal East Hampton Author and Historian Marty Podskoch is releasing a brand new CT Travel Guide Book  The Connecticut 169 Club: Your Passport and Guide to Exploring Connecticut on October 28th 20018. The CT 169 Club navigates readers from out...

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Blogging can be an effective way to share informnation with East Hampton residents.  This is why the Chatham Historical Society has decided to ad a Blog  our website.  Please feel free to Contact Us if there is a news story or upcoming event you would like us to share. 

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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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