Town of East Haddam, CT
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of East Haddam 2-20-1974. Amendments noted where applicable.]
To promote the educational, cultural, economic and general welfare of the public through the preservation and protection of buildings, places and districts of historic interest; by the maintenance of landmarks in the history of architecture of the Town, state or nation, and through the development of appropriate settings for such buildings, places and districts, there is hereby established an historic district in the Town of East Haddam.
[Amended 12-19-1979]
A. 
An Historic District Commission is hereby established which shall consist of five members and three alternates, all of whom shall be electors of the Town holding no salaried Town office. The members of said Commission shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen, and the regular members shall be appointed in such manner that the term of at least one member shall expire each year, and their successors shall be appointed in like manner for terms of five years, and alternate members shall be appointed for terms of three years. An appointment to fill a vacancy shall be for the duration of the unexpired term. At least one member and one alternate member of the Commission shall be residents within the Historic District. Within a period of 30 days after the appointment of the original members of the Commission, the regular members shall meet and elect a Chairman, Vice Chairman and a Clerk from their own members. Alternate members shall not participate in any election of officers of the Commission. In all other matters in case of inability to act because of absence, sickness or self interest on the part of a member of the Commission, his place shall be taken by an alternate member designated by the Chairman. All members shall serve without compensation. The Commission shall adopt rules of procedure not inconsistent with the provisions of the statutes of the state and may, subject to appropriation, employ clerical or technical assistants or consultants and may accept money gifts and expend the same for such purpose.
[Amended 3-28-2018]
B. 
The Historic District Commission shall have such powers and perform such functions and shall be subject to such limitations as shall, from time to time, be provided by the General Statutes of Connecticut.
Historic District No. I shall encompass the following:
Southern Boundary: Beginning at a point on the southerly side of Route 82 at the intersection of the center line of Old Ferry Road and the Connecticut River;
Thence running easterly along said center line of Old Ferry Road to a point where the center lines of Old Ferry Road and Lumber Yard Road intersect;
Thence crossing Lumber Yard Road and running northeasterly 200 feet from and parallel to the center line of Route 82 to a point 200 feet south and east of the intersection of the center lines of Route 82 and Succor Brook;
Eastern Boundary: Thence turning and running northwesterly at a right angle across Route 82 to a point 200 feet north and west of the intersection of the center lines of Route 82 and Succor Brook;
Thence turning and running southwesterly 200 feet from and parallel to the center line of Route 149 to a point 200 feet east of the intersection of the center line of Route 149 and Landing Hill Road;
Thence crossing Porges Road and running northerly 200 feet east of and parallel to the center line of Landing Hill Road to a point which is the northeast corner of the property of the Norwegian Deaconess Home and Hospital;
Northern Boundary:
Thence turning and running in a westerly direction to the center line of Landing Hill Road;
Thence turning and running in a northerly direction approximately 170 feet;
Thence turning and running in a westerly direction along the northern boundary of the H. Shailer Dow property and extending across Route 149 to the Connecticut River;
Western Boundary: Thence turning and running southerly along the eastern shoreline of the Connecticut River to the point of beginning.
[Added 6-7-1977]
In accordance with § 226-1, there is hereby established East Haddam Historic District No. II in the Town of East Haddam, to be known as "Little Haddam." "Little Haddam" shall encompass the following:
Northern Boundary: Beginning at a point in the center of the Old Colchester Turnpike formed by the intersection of the center of the turnpike and the eastern boundary of Pastore's parcel;
Thence running west approximately 2,900 feet along said center line of Old Colchester Turnpike crossing Town Street (Route 151) continuing westerly down the center of Orchard Road;
Thence at the point of intersection of the center of Orchard Road and the eastern boundary of the Holton's parcel turns north approximately 400 feet to the northern boundary of Holton's parcel;
Thence west approximately 500 feet to the intersection of the Holton's parcel western boundary.
Western Boundary: Thence south approximately 350 feet along the western boundary of Holton's parcel intersecting at a point formed by center of Orchard Road;
Thence approximately 150 feet east down the center of Orchard Road to a point formed by the intersection of western boundary of Morgan's parcel;
Thence south approximately 350 feet;
Thence east approximately 1,100 feet crossing through the First Ecclesiastical Society parcel to a point formed by the west and south boundaries of the First Church of Christ;
Thence south approximately 650 feet along the western boundary of the First Church Cemetery Association crossing through the First Ecclesiastical Society parcel to the northern side of Deanna Drive;
Thence east approximately 75 feet along the northern side of Deanna Drive (Deer Run);
Thence south approximately 375 feet across Deanna Drive (Deer Run) along the western boundary of the Milardo, Arena and Schutz parcel;
Thence east approximately 375 feet down the center of Town Street to a point formed by the intersection of the southern boundary of the Perry's parcel;
Southern Boundary: Thence east approximately 500 feet along the southern boundary of the Perry's parcel to a point formed by the intersection of the eastern boundary of the Perry's parcel;
Eastern Boundary: Thence north approximately 800 feet along the eastern boundary of the Perry's parcel, through the Everett's parcel, to a point formed by the eastern and northern boundaries of the Gibb's parcel;
Thence west approximately 150 feet to a point formed by the southern and eastern boundaries of the Masonic Association's parcel;
Thence north approximately 550 feet along the eastern boundaries of the Masonic Association's parcel, the Grange's parcel, and the Town Hall parcel to a point formed by the intersection of the eastern boundary of the Town Hall's parcel and the southern boundary of Kihn's parcel;
Thence northeast approximately 700 feet through the Kihn's parcel and Myer's parcel to a point formed by the intersection of the western and southern boundaries of Pastore's parcel;
Thence east approximately 400 feet along the southern boundary of the Pastore's parcel, following the boundaries of the Pastore's parcel, following the boundaries of the Pastore's parcel by turning north for approximately 250 feet, turning east for approximately 400 feet, and turning north for approximately 500 feet to the center of the Old Colchester Turnpike, which is the beginning point.
[Added 4-9-1985]
In accordance with § 226-1, there is hereby established East Haddam Historic District No. III in the Town of East Haddam to be known as "Millington Green." "Millington Green" shall encompass the following:
Northern Boundary: Beginning at the northeast corner of the Boylan parcel, thence running westerly approximately 450 feet along the north boundary of said Boylan parcel, crossing Haywardville Road, continuing westerly along the north boundary of the Town of East Haddam schoolhouse parcel to the northwest corner of said schoolhouse parcel; thence southwesterly approximately 100 feet along the west boundary of said schoolhouse parcel to the intersection of said west boundary and the east boundary of the Way parcel; thence northwesterly approximately 390 feet along the east boundary of said Way parcel to the northeast corner of said Way parcel; thence westerly approximately 1,090 feet along the north boundary of said Way parcel to its intersection with the east boundary of the Hartke parcel, crossing through said Hartke parcel to the west boundary of said Hartke parcel.
Western Boundary: Thence southeasterly approximately 350 feet along the west boundary of said Hartke parcel intersecting at a point formed by the center of the Millington Road; thence easterly 250 feet down the center of the Millington Road to a point formed by the intersection of the western boundary of the Nichols parcel; thence southeasterly approximately 435 feet along the west boundary of said Nichols parcel to the southwest corner of said Nichols parcel.
Southern Boundary: Thence easterly approximately 200 feet along the south boundary of said Nichols parcel intersecting at a point formed by the center of the Tater Hill Road; thence northeasterly approximately 150 feet down the center of the Tater Hill Road to a point formed by the intersection of the south boundary of the Brindle parcel; thence, first easterly again approximately 240 feet along the south boundary of said Brindle parcel intersecting at a point formed by the center of the Old Hopyard Road.
Eastern Boundary: Thence northwesterly approximately 300 feet down the center of the Old Hopyard Road to a point formed by the intersection of the south boundary of the Boylan parcel; thence northeasterly approximately 315 feet along the south boundary of said Boylan parcel to the southeast corner of said Boylan parcel; thence northerly approximately 150 feet along the east boundary of said Boylan parcel to the northeast corner of said Boylan parcel, which is the beginning point.
[Added 10-26-1988]
In accordance with § 226-1, there is hereby established East Haddam Historic District No. IV in the Town of East Haddam to be known as "Wickham Sawmill." "Wickham Sawmill" shall encompass the following:
Northern Boundary: Beginning at a point formed by the intersection of a line running down the center of the Geoffrey Road and a line running down the center of the Old Wall Street; thence running northerly down the center of the Old Wall Street to the intersection of the northern boundary of the East Haddam Fish and Game Club parcel No. 1; thence continuing northwesterly along the northern boundary of said East Haddam Fish and Game Club parcel along the northern boundary of said East Haddam Fish and Game Club parcel No. 1 to the north corner of said East Haddam Fish and Game Club parcel No. 1; thence continuing southwesterly along the western boundary of said East Haddam Fish and Game Club parcel No 1 to the northern boundary of the Town right-of-way along the Geoffrey Road to the intersection of the Wickham Road; thence continuing westerly across the Wickham Road to the western boundary of the Town road right-of-way along the Wickham Road. Thence continuing southerly along the western boundary of the Town right-of-way along the Wickham Road to the intersection of the northern boundary of the Norton parcel; thence continuing westerly along the northern boundary of said Norton parcel approximately 1,680 feet to a pin marking the northwest corner of said Norton parcel.
Eastern Boundary: Thence running southeasterly along the western boundary of said Norton parcel 747.46 feet to a pin marking the southwest corner of said Norton parcel; thence continuing southerly along the western boundary of the Furstenberg parcel 710.08 feet to a pin marking the southwest corner of said Furstenberg parcel; thence continuing southeasterly along the southern boundary of said Furstenberg parcel approximately 1,298 feet to the northwest corner of the Fanelli parcel; thence continuing southerly along the western boundary of said Fanelli parcel 1,004.85 feet to a pin marking the southwest corner of said Fanelli parcel.
Southern Boundary: Thence running easterly along the southern boundary of said Fanelli parcel 450.71 feet to a concrete monument marking the southeast corner of said Fanelli parcel; thence continuing easterly to the center of the Wickham Road; thence running southerly down the center of the Wickham Road to a point formed by the intersection of the southern boundary of the East Haddam Fish and Game Club parcel No. 4; thence continuing easterly along the southern boundary of said East Haddam Fish and Game Club parcel No. 4 approximately 2,200 feet to the southeast corner of said East Haddam Fish and Game Club parcel No. 4; thence continuing easterly approximately 350 feet to the center of the Old Wall Street.
Eastern Boundary: Thence running northerly down the center of the Old Wall Street to the intersection of the Geoffrey Road; thence continuing northerly to the center of the Geoffrey Road to the point of the beginning.