You won't want to miss this popular event -- Dr. Karl Stofko's annual presentation of weird and wonderful historic events from East Haddam's colorful past!

Dr. Karl Stofko, author, town and Historical Society historian, is East Haddam's very own walking historical encyclopedia and master mystery storyteller. This year, he will share intriguing stories of:

  • "Accidental Death": 2 families, 2 deaths. One is accidental and the other is an ax murder -- all in the Ackley/Smith family!
  • "Double Murder By Fire": Halsey Coon burned both his wives in the Millington section of East Haddam!

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 7:00 PM -- Reception to Follow
Location: East Haddam Historical Society, 264 Town St., East Haddam

Free for members and children under 12, with a suggested donation of $5.00 for non-members.
For more information, call 860-873-3944 or email