Exploring the beautiful Farms and Landscape of East Haddam
If you think kitchen remodeling in Middlesex County comes without its history, think again. Situated on the east bank of Connecticut river in Middlesex County, East Haddam is a historic town founded in the early 1700s. Known for its Goodspeed Opera House, Gillette Castle State Park and Allegra Farms, this place provides the scenic views as well as the city feel.
Below are some of the must see attraction to give you a break from your kitchen chores while Kitchen Infinity remodels your Connecticut style kitchen in East Haddam:
The Gillette Castle State Park – This park protects and maintains the former house of well known playwright and actor William Hooker Gillette including the eccentric castle mansion and the surrounding grounds. The history attached to this park makes it a must see for tourists and locals. At first look the mansion looks like something from the medieval era but has quite some innovative furniture like built in sofas and moving tables. The surrounding ground is no less interesting than the mansion you can trail, hike on steep staircases and wooden bridges. Although visit to the castle is free but there is a small charge for a guided tour
Goodspeed Opera House – Theatre lovers visiting Connecticut should look forward to a night fill of entertainment at the Goodspeed Opera House/ This award winning Opera is home to several american musicals and has produced some very popular work including Annie and the man of la mancha. The opera house provides entertainment all year around. One of the best things is if you feel like you have a knack for acting you can enroll in one of their acting classes and workshops
Two Wrasslin’ Cats – If you don’t feel like standing in your kitchen and are looking for a warm cup of coffee and good ol’ breakfast, go no further than the Two Wrasslin’ cats on town street. This quirky and weird little restaurant cannot be ignored with its bright blue and green color and two six foot tall cats. Offering a warm Connecticut welcome to locals and visitors, this place is decorated with local art and cozy furniture. The coffee and the ingredients for breakfast are sourced locally. An ice cream from the Salem Valley Farms is the perfect way to round off a meal.
Nathan Hale Schoolhouse – Originally known as the First Society School, Nathan Hale Schoolhouse was named after its local teacher Nathan Hale. He taught 33 boys and girls there in 1773. Image the kitchens at this school?! I’m sure it desperately needed East Haddam kitchen remodeling services of Kitchen Infinity! The reason this single roomed school is so important is because Nathan Hale exchanged spying for teaching in 1776. He was later caught and hanged by the British during the American Revolution, which made him a local hero. To give visitors an authentic 1700s feel, the furniture has been replaced by the kinds of desks used at that time. Visitors are allowed from June to October
Allegra Farm – Not only are the kitchen remodeling projects in Durham and East Hampton beautiful and sometimes incorporate farm styles, it’s not wonder consider neighbors like East Haddam are rich with lush farms. At Lake Hayward you can take a walk down the memory lane as you enjoy the special horse drawn carriage or wagon on the Allegra Farm. A collection of authentic antique carriages and sleighs are on display inside the farm in Sleigh Museum of Connecticut. All the vintage carriages have been restored to their former beauty and can be hired for proms, weddings, funerals and other celebrations. Bring in your kitchen basket full of sandwiches and this place welcomes and promises you a unique day out.
Other recommended places include St. Steven’s Church, Ray of light Farm for animal lovers, Venture smith grave and last but not the least la vita gustosa. The team at Kitchen Infinity would love to renovate your entire kitchen! Get in touch with our team by filling out the form!