Category Archives: Nathan Hale Schoolhouse East Haddam

Even a School House Needs Friends

by Jennifer Eifrig The Nathan Hale School House in East Haddam was built sometime prior to 1750, and has survived the centuries thanks to a chain of people who believed in its historical significance since the 18th century. Moved from … Continue reading

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Leaf Peeping in East Haddam

by Jennifer Eifrig After learning that East Haddam tied for #11 on Yankee Magazine’s list of Top 25 Foliage Towns, we wondered how long people have been traveling for pleasure to look at autumn’s annual festival of color. “Leaf peeping,” … Continue reading

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On the Hunt for Nathan Hale in East Haddam

By Jennifer Eifrig When we decided to dedicate blog posts to the Nathan Hale Schoolhouse in East Haddam, one topic was high on the list to cover: What was Nathan’s time here like? This is what we in the museum … Continue reading

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Connecticut SAR’s Collections Catalog Project

Since 1891, Connecticut SAR has collected artifacts, documents, imprints, images, and ephemera relating to Connecticut’s Revolutionary War history, genealogy, patriotic service, and the activities of the organization. It’s hard to say exactly how many items we have, but probably several … Continue reading

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Welcome to the East Haddam Nathan Hale Schoolhouse blog!

When does the past become history? When someone writes about it.  History  is the act of thinking about the past and analyzing it in written form, for others to learn from and enjoy. As much as possible, historians use contemporary accounts, called … Continue reading

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