Tag Archives: East Haddam

Cracking the Castle

Inside Gillette Castle

Easily overlooked East Haddam is nice to look at, and it’s not that far away. The drive up I-91 North and over 66 East runs about 40 miles and under an hour without traffic. The scenic route, mostly along Route …

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Wilder Things

Thornton Wilder

Even though the playwright, teacher, lecturer, screenwriter, opera librettist and novelist Thornton Wilder (pictured above) was born in Wisconsin in 1897 and lived for a time in China and California, perhaps Hamden above all can claim to have…

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