East Haven is a small town located on the shoreline of Connecticut. 

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East Haven is home to an array of attractions for just about everyone! The East Haven Town Beach offers scenic views and a place to relax during the summer months. For a day or evening out, you can stop by Overshores Brewing to sip their latest creations. One could also stop by the East Haven Historical Society Museum to learn about the historical aspects of this beautiful town. Take a walk in Farm River State Park to take a break from the buzz of New Haven. Finish off your day in East Haven with a stop at the Shore Line Trolley Museum for a ride through gorgeous landscapes. 

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Facts about East Haven

Town/City established:

  • Incorporated 1780.

Named from:

  • Named May, 1707. Originally Iron Works Village. 

County:

  • New Haven.

Notable citizens (past and present):

  • Cy Bentley, Major League Baseball player for one season with the Middletown Mansfields, born in East Haven. 
  • Kori Gardner and Jason Edward Hammel of the pop music duo Mates of State.
  • Henry Winkler, actor and director who played "The Fonz" on the hit show Happy Days, resided in East Haven while attending Yale School of Drama. 

Top Five Attractions:

  • Shore Line Trolley Museum.
  • Farm River State Park.
  • East Haven Town Beach.
  • Overshores Brewing.
  • East Haven Historical Society Museum. 

Annual Visitor’s Events:

  • Haunted Isle, September-October.
  • Annual Tree Lighting, November.
  • Fall Festival, September. 

Quality of town:

  • East Haven is home to an array of attractions for just about everyone! The East Haven Town Beach offers scenic views and a place to relax during the summer months. For a day or evening out, you can stop by Overshores Brewing to sip their latest creations. One could also stop by the East Haven Historical Society Museum to learn about the historical aspects of this beautiful town. Take a walk in Farm River State Park to take a break from the buzz of New Haven. Finish off your day in East Haven with a stop at the Shore Line Trolley Museum for a ride through gorgeous landscapes. 

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