Visit Our Museums
1888: Local Postmaster Disappears, Wife Goes Crazy!
Edward D. Gilbert suddenly vanishes with finances in turmoil.
A Little Poison in Your Tea?
1888: Captain Russell's wife served a strong cup of "green" tea.
The Story of Venture who was kidnapped as a young African prince, sold into slavery and purchased his freedom to become a successful businessman in Haddam Neck.
Preserving & promoting the history & heritage of Haddam
The mission of the Haddam Historical Society is to preserve, collect, interpret and promote the history and heritage of Haddam for present and future generations by offering programs, events, exhibits, research and tours to encourage broad public engagement and instill a pride of place.
The Haddam Historical Society owns and operates the Thankful Arnold House Museum and Haddam Shad Museum and plays an important role in the cultural economy of the lower Connecticut River Valley.