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  • 1638 - (East Haven, CT) - First called East Farms, in 1638 settlers obtained the land as part of the purchase of New Haven.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ east-haven/

  • 1680 - East Farms (East Haven) became a parish

    A Modern History of New Haven and Eastern New Haven County, Volume 1 By Everett Gleason Hill

  • 1754 - There are sixty-one families living in East Haven (East Farms)

    A Modern History of New Haven and Eastern New Haven County, Volume 1 By Everett Gleason Hill

  • In 1785, after years of petitioning the General Assembly, East Haven incorporated, becoming a separate town from New Haven.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ east-haven/

  • 1819 - East Haven
    East-Haven is a small township situated upon Long Island sound and New-Haven bay, four miles from the city of New-Haven, and 40 from Hartford; bounded...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - East Haven
    East Haven, a post-township of New Haven county, Connecticut, bounded on the S. by Long Island sound, 4 miles E. from New Haven. A company, organized ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - East Haven
    East Ha'ven, a post-hamlet of New Haven co., Conn., on Long Island Sound, 33 miles S. by E. of New Haven. It has 2 churches, a wagon-factory, and a gr...Read MORE...


  • East Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Stephen Thompson House

    "...Facing the Green, at 298 Hemingway Ave., is the Stephen Thompson House, which dates from 1760, with its stone end-walls and overhanging eaves..."

    Connecticut: A Guide To Its Roads, Lore and People: A Guide to Its'... Read MORE...

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    View of Momauguin, Conn.
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    Shore Front, Cosey Beach, Conn.
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  • 1916
    Easthaven, a post-village and township (town) of New Haven co., Conn., on Long Island Sound, :U miles SE. of New Haven. Pop. of the town in 1900, 1167...Read MORE...


  • East Haven soda company Foxon Park Beverages has become a town landmark, using the same recipe since its founding in 1922.

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Stephen Thompson House

"...Facing the Green, at 298 Hemingway Ave., is the Stephen Thompson House, which dates from 1760, with its stone end-walls and overhanging eaves..."

Connecticut: A Guide To Its Roads, Lore and People: A Guide to Its'... Read MORE...

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View of Momauguin, Conn.
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East Haven, Connecticut, USA
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Shore Front, Cosey Beach, Conn.
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  • 1638 - (East Haven, CT) - First called East Farms, in 1638 settlers obtained the land as part of the purchase of New Haven.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ east-haven/
  • 1680 - East Farms (East Haven) became a parish

    A Modern History of New Haven and Eastern New Haven County, Volume 1 By Everett Gleason Hill
  • 1754 - There are sixty-one families living in East Haven (East Farms)

    A Modern History of New Haven and Eastern New Haven County, Volume 1 By Everett Gleason Hill
  • In 1785, after years of petitioning the General Assembly, East Haven incorporated, becoming a separate town from New Haven.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ east-haven/
  • 1819 - East Haven
    East-Haven is a small township situated upon Long Island sound and New-Haven bay, four miles from the city of New-Haven, and 40 from Hartford;... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - East Haven
    East Haven, a post-township of New Haven county, Connecticut, bounded on the S. by Long Island sound, 4 miles E. from New Haven. A company, organized ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - East Haven
    East Ha'ven, a post-hamlet of New Haven co., Conn., on Long Island Sound, 33 miles S. by E. of New Haven. It has 2 churches, a wagon-factory, and a... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Easthaven, a post-village and township (town) of New Haven co., Conn., on Long Island Sound, :U miles SE. of New Haven. Pop. of the town in 1900,... Read MORE...

  • East Haven soda company Foxon Park Beverages has become a town landmark, using the same recipe since its founding in 1922.

    courant.com

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