East Hampton

East Hampton (HM1KVS)

Location: East Hampton, CT 06424 Middlesex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 35', W 72° 30.204'

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East Hampton
Incorporated 1767

East Hampton was first settled in 1710, when Gideon Goffe and is family located in an area along the Connecticut River which later became established as the parish of Middle Haddam. Families from the locality moved eastward and settled in the hills surrounding Lake Pocotopaug, and in 1746 named their community East Hampton. In 1767, the town was incorporated as Chatham in honor of the Earl of Chatham in England for his support of the American colonies at that time. The name of the town was changed to East Hampton in 1915. Historically, bell manufacturing mining, and shipbuilding enterprises within the town stood exemplary of early American industry.
Erected by the Town of East Hampton
and the Connecticut Historical Commission
Year Placed1975
Placed ByTown of East Hampton, Connecticut Historical Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 at 2:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 708113 N 4606526
Decimal Degrees41.58333333, -72.50340000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 35', W 72° 30.204'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 35' 0" N, 72° 30' 12.24" W
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Area Code(s)860
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30-34 CT-66, East Hampton CT 06424, US
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