Monthly Archives: December, 2022

How to Plan a Storybook “Christmas in Connecticut” 2022

We originally researched and published this article over a decade ago, and it has proven to be a winter holiday favorite among our readers ever since. Some things have changed  In a decade things change. Some of the wonderful people we met are no longer with us. The children have grown up and been replaced …

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Surrounded by the Spirit of Christmas in a Connecticut Castle

Prelude to Christmas At the turn of the 20th century, William Gillette was a renowned American actor and playwright. In 1914 he purchased a scenic 184-acre plot of land that overlooked the majestic Connecticut River in East Haddam, Connecticut. On a ridge at the site, Gillette constructed a magnificent hand-tooled stone castle where he hoped …

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