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Southern part of Saltonstalls Pond, East Haven

East Haven was Home to Connecticut’s First Iron Works

The roots of Connecticut’s iron industry lie in East Haven, starting in the 17th century.


Detail from the map Colony of Connecticut in North-America by Moses Park

East Haven’s Revolutionary Salt Works

East Haven’s Amos Morris helped supply Americans with salt (essential for preserving food) during critical shortages brought on by the American Revolution.


Over Time: East Haven’s Historical Population

January 21, 2015 • Hide Featured Image, East Haven

Census data, from colonial times on up to the present, is a key resource for those who study the ways in which communities change with the passage of time.


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