🇺🇸 East Haddam is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States. Principal communities: • Bashan • East Haddam Center • Hadlyme • Leesville • Little Haddam • Millington • Moodus • North Plain. In the nineteenth century, Moodus was the “Twine Capital of America,” with twelve mills in operation. Visitors and residents such as actor William Gillette whose castle home was completed in 1914, were drawn to the area known for its rural charm and natural scenery. The growth of the resort areas of Lake Hayward, Bashan Lake and Moodus Reservoir began in the early 1900s and was a booming business for the next fifty years.
East Haddam has a population of over 9,126 people. East Haddam is situated 53 km south-east of Hartford.