Local History Presentations

Streets of East Haven with an Italian Flavor- presented at the Hagaman Library, September 29th, 2015 by East Haven Historical Society President, David Campbell



 Native Americans of East Haven and the Area- presented at Hagaman Library, January 28th, 2014

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(slide show assembled by Fawn Gillespie)

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Reconstructing Main Street – February 25th, 2014

PDF Reconstructing Main Street by The East Haven Historical Society- Feb 25 2014

PowerPoint Presentation: Reconstructing Main Street Feb 25 2014

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Mr. Hagaman’s Coin Treasures From The Vault –
March 25th, 2014

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PDF Coins From the Vault Presentation-by-kenny-cox

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PDF Collecting Coins by Dan Hemperly- March 22 2014

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The Ancient Greek Coins of the Hagaman Memorial by Nathan Miller- March 22 2014

Ancient Greek 2 Coins of the Hagaman Memorial

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Your Street East Haven: The Streets of East Haven- April 22nd, 2014 by Doris Townshend (slide show assembled by Fawn Gillespie)


PDF Streets of East Haven by Doris Townshend (slide show assembled by Fawn Gillespie) April 22 2014

PowerPoint: Streets of East Haven April 22 2014

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Saving a Bridge: Kids for the Farm River Bridge and Bridge History- Presented at Hagaman Library, May 27th, 2014 

In 2012 the Department of Transportation planned to demolish the 1876 Farm River Bridge near the Old Mill and the Twin Pines Diner. A group of fifth graders from Tuttle School challenged and changed their plan! Teacher Dana Nelson organized the kids into an effective preservation resource. See the New Haven Register article below: 

Bridge Brigade Saves East Haven Landmark

For a PowerPoint on the history of the bridge, click on the link below – it will take you to another page- then click on Farm River Bridge again- download time is about 17 seconds.

PowerPoint: Farm River Bridge History 

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Yours Very Truly, Lottie Street- East Haven’s First Librarian- Sept 30, 2014

PowerPoint: Yours Very Truly, Lottie E. Street 

The Trollies of East Haven –  October 21st, 2014 

East Haven Fire Department – The First 100 Years – November 25th, 2014

CT State Archaeologist Brian Jones – 5 Things Everyone Should Know About Native American Archaeology of CT -March 31st, 2015

Executive Editor of the Indian Papers Project- Paul Grant Costa -The Quinnipiacs and Beyond – April 28th, 2015

Poetry of the Earth- Lydia Huntley Sigourney- presented by Michael Russo – 

Professor Eckart Frahm gave a presentation on April 7, 2016-  An Assault on History- Cultural Heritage Sites in Iraq and Syria in the Age of ISIS.   For an excellent paper by Prof. Frahm on this subject, please click here: