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East Hampton

Summary    
City/Town Name:
East Hampton
State:
Connecticut
County:
Middlesex County
Probate District:
14
Year Established:
1746
Year Incorporated:
1767
Form of Government:
Town Council - Manager
Town Hall Address:
Town Hall
20 East High Street
East Hampton, cT 06424
(860 267-2519
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Web Address:
www.easthamptonct.org/

History Brief:
This land was part of Middletown and known as The Three Mile Division. Settlement began about 1710. In 1776, the East Hampton Society was established. In 1767 this part of Middletown east of the CT River was incorporated as the town of Chatham. On 4 May 1915 the town�s name reverted to East Hampton. Town vital records begin 1750.
   
Other City Names (3)
Name:Chatham

Name:Easthampton Parish

Name:Pocotopaug
 
Settled From (3)
Town Name:Know as Chatham until 1915

Town Name:Middletown

Town Name:Portland
 
Population (1)
Year:2000
Population:13352
 
Founding Families (3)
Surname:Clark

Surname:Hurd

Surname:Wright
 
Cemeteries (14)
Name:Griffith Cemetery
Location:On Jacob Anderson farm at Johnsons bridge

Name:Hall Cemetery
Location:Clark Hill Road

Name:Hills Cemetery (Private)
Location:Mrs. Maud West farm, near lake

Name:Hog Hill Cemetery
Location:Hog Hill Road

Name:Hurd Cemetery
Location:Near Hurd Park

Name:Lake View Cemetery
Location:21 Lake View Road

Name:Old Catholic Cemetery
Location:Middletown Road

Name:Skinnerville Cemetery
Location:Young Street & Skinner Street

Name:St Patrick Roman Catholic Cemetery
Location:19 Maple Street

Name:Tartia Cemetery
Location:Tartia Road

Name:Union Hill Cemetery
Location:Moodus Road

Name:Waterhole Southwest District Cemetery
Location:Waterhold Road

Name:White Birch Road Cemetery
Location:White Birch Road

Name:Young Street Cemetery
Location:Lower Young Street
 
Churches (6)
Name:Bethlehem Lutheran Church (860) 267-4272
Location:1 East High Street, East Hampton, CT 06424
Website:www.luther95.org

Name:East Hampton Bible Church (860) 267-9607
Location:Midwood Farm Road, East Hampton, CT 06424
Website:www.ctehbc.com

Name:First Congregational Church (860) 267-4959
Location:59 Main Street, East Hampton, CT 06424
Website:www.churchangel.com/WEBCT/easthamp.htm

Name:Haddam Neck Covenant Church (860) 267-4255
Location:17 Haddam Neck Road, East Hampton, CT 06424
Website:www.hncchurch.org/index.htm

Name:Second Congregational Church (860) 267-4255
Location:408 Quarry Hill Road, East Hampton, CT 06424
Website:www.haddamneckcongregationalchurch.org

Name:St. Patrick's Catholic Church (860) 267-6644
Location:47 West High Street, East Hampton, cT 06424
Website:www.stpatrickeh.org
 
Monuments (2)
Description:Bell Tower dedicated to veterans of Korean War, Vietnam War and Desert Storm/Desert Shield with plaques for those who lost their lives.
Location:East Hampton High School
Type:Military

Description:Monument dedicated to veterans of the following wars: Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Spanish American War, WW I.
Location:First Congregational Church lawn
Type:Military
 
Communities (9)
Name:Cobalt

Name:Comstock's Bridge

Name:Hurd Park

Name:Lake Pocotopaug

Name:Meshomasick Forest

Name:Middle Haddam

Name:Salmon River Park

Name:Sears Park

Name:The Mines
 
Historical Locations (0)
No Data Available.
 
Notable Citizens (1)
Name:Gov. William A. O'Neill
Type:Historic
 
Newspapers (1)
Name:Regional Standard - Weekly (860) 347-3331 ext. 220
Type:Contemporary
Location:2 Main Street, Middletown, CT 06457
 
Schools (4)
Name:Center School 4-5 (860) 365-4050
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:7 Summit Street, East Hampton, CT 06424
Website:www.easthamptonct.org/education/center.htm

Name:East Hampton High School 9-12 (860) 365-4030
Type:High School
Location:15 North Maple Street, East Hampto, CT 06424
Website:www.ehhs.org

Name:Memorial Elementary School Pk-3 (860) 365-4020
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:20 Smith Street, East Hampton, CT 06424
Website:www.easthamptonct.org/education/memorial.htm

Name:Middle School 6-8 (860) 365-4060
Type:Middle School
Location:19 Child Road, East Hampton, CT 06424
Website:www.easthamptonct.org/education/middle.htm
 
Libraries (2)
Name:East Hampton Public Library (860) 267-6621
Type:Current
Location:105 Main Street, East Hampton, CT 06424
Website:www.easthamptonct.org/library/index.htm

Name:Middle Haddam Public Library (860) 267-9093
Type:Former
Location:Knowles Road, East Hampton, CT 06424
 
Published Histories (2)
Name:Postscript to Yankee Township
Author:Carl Fowler Price
Date Published:1975
Publisher:East Hampton Bicentennial Committee

Name:Yankee Township
Author:Carl F. Price
Date Published:1941
Publisher:Citizens Welfare Club
Description:A bibliography of East Hampton. 212 pages
 
Genealogy Websites (1)
Website Name:East Hampton USGen Web
Website Address:www.rootsweb.com/~ctmiddle/EH_Home.htm
 
Historic Timeline (0)
No Data Available.
 
Town Historian (1)
Name:James R. Hansen, Jr.
Contact Data:22 Summit Street
East Hampton, CT 06424
or contact the
Chatham Historical Society & Museum
2 Bevin Blvd.
East Hampton, CT 06424
(860) 365-0337
chathamhs.tripod.com/
Email bellette@msn.com
 
Vital Records (1)
Birth:1750 - Present - - Barbour Index covers the years 1776-1854
Marriage:1750 - Present - - under the name of Chatham
Death:1750 - Present
 





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