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History of Haddam, Connecticut, USA

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Haddam, Connecticut, USA

Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA

Haddam, in Middlesex County, is located in south-central Connecticut in the lower Connecticut River Valley. It is also home to Cockaponset State Forest. Incorporated in October 1668 as Hadham, It was later renamed Haddam due to people saying Hadham too fast. Haddam is the only town in Connecticut divided by the Connecticut River. It contains five villages – Hidden Lake, Higganum, Shailerville, and Tylerville on the west side of the river, and Haddam Neck on the east...
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Haddam is the only town in Connecticut divided by the Connecticut River.
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  • 1668 - (Haddam, CT) - Incorporated in October of 1668, Haddam is the only town in Connecticut divided by the Connecticut River.
    It contains five villages – Hidden Lake, Higganum, Shailerville, and Tylerville on the west side of the river, and Haddam Neck on the east.
    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ haddam/

  • 1819 - Haddam
    Haddam is a post township, situated upon the west side of the Connecticut river, 8 miles from Middletown, and 23 from Hartford.

    The tract of land...Read MORE...


  • Haddam, Connecticut, USA
    Old Brainard Academy, 1839, Haddam, Conn.
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  • 1854 - Haddam
    Haddam, a post-village and semi-capital of Middlesex county, Connecticut, on the right bank of the Connecticut river, 20 miles from its mouth, and 25 ...Read MORE...


  • 1859
    HADDAM, a town of Connecticut, U.S., on the W. side of the Connecticut river, 80 m. SW of Boston. Pop. 2,599.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859

  • Haddam, Connecticut, USA
    1890s ad
    Cutaway Harrow Co.
    Higganum, Conn.
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  • 1895 - Haddam
    Haddam, had'dam, a post-village and one of the capitals of Middlesex co., Conn., in Haddam township, on #. W. bank of the Connecticut River, about 20 ...Read MORE...


  • Haddam, Connecticut, USA
    Cong. Church, Middle Haddam Conn.
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  • Haddam, Connecticut, USA
    Episcopal Church, Middle Haddam, Conn.
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  • 1916
    Haddam, a post-village and one of the capitals of Middlesex co., Conn., in Haddam township (town), on the W. bank of the Connecticut River, about 20...Read MORE...




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Old Brainard Academy, 1839, Haddam, Conn.
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Cong. Church, Middle Haddam Conn.
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Episcopal Church, Middle Haddam, Conn.
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  • 1668 - (Haddam, CT) - Incorporated in October of 1668, Haddam is the only town in Connecticut divided by the Connecticut River.
    It contains five villages – Hidden Lake, Higganum, Shailerville, and Tylerville on the west side of the river, and Haddam Neck on the east.
    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ haddam/
  • 1819 - Haddam
    Haddam is a post township, situated upon the west side of the Connecticut river, 8 miles from Middletown, and 23 from Hartford.

    The tract of land... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Haddam
    Haddam, a post-village and semi-capital of Middlesex county, Connecticut, on the right bank of the Connecticut river, 20 miles from its mouth, and 25 ... Read MORE...

  • 1859
    HADDAM, a town of Connecticut, U.S., on the W. side of the Connecticut river, 80 m. SW of Boston. Pop. 2,599.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
  • 1895 - Haddam
    Haddam, had'dam, a post-village and one of the capitals of Middlesex co., Conn., in Haddam township, on #. W. bank of the Connecticut River, about 20 ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Haddam, a post-village and one of the capitals of Middlesex co., Conn., in Haddam township (town), on the W. bank of the Connecticut River, about 20... Read MORE...

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