The Town of East Hampton 

Main Street in East Hampton

Middlesex County

The Town of East Hampton includes two villages: Middle Haddam and Cobalt. It is approx. 10 miles east of Middletown with a population of 12,959 (2010). In 1739, settlers from Eastham and Chatham near Cape Cod purchased lots from Middletown proprietors who were granted ownership in East Middletown and the Three Mile Division. Led by Isaac Smith, several families settled on their new holdings near Lake Pocotopaug.

Historic Companies

Gong Bell Mfg

Gong Bell Mfg

Established in 1866 by Abbe, Barton, Cone and Conklin.  The Gong Bell Manufacturing Company began producing bells and toys in the Town of East Hampton

N.N. Brass Hill Factory

N.N. Brass Hill Factory

The success of the N.N. Hill Brass Company was largely based upon Norman Hill’s innovation of stamping bells from sheet metal.

American Distilling

American Distilling

The history of American Distilling dates back to the 1800’s, its establishment became the cornerstone of the Witch Hazel industry and a part of Americana.

 Online Resources

Town Website

Town Website

20 East High Street East Hampton, CT 06424

The Town of East Hampton

Parks and RecreatBlion

Parks and RecreatBlion

240 Middletown Ave, East Hampton, CT

Parks and Recreations

Chatham Health District

Chatham Health District

240 Middletown Ave, East Hampton, CT

The Chatham Health District

Preserving History Since 1963

The Chatham Historical Society is located at 6 Bevin Blvd in East Hampton, CT

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