MOODUS &
EAST HADDAM

Legacy of Progress
NEW! Moodus History Blog
Resorts of Moodus
A Day at Banner Lodge
Mills Along the River
The Best Fish Nets in America
The Coops Go Up in Smoke
Constant Waterman's Journals
Memories of Meat
The Last Whaler
Old Chimney Stacks
East Haddam in 1913
Ode to a River Town
Early East Haddam

OTHER EAST HADDAM
& MOODUS SITES

Civil War Monument
Town of East Haddam
Earth Charter of Lower Valley
East Haddam Land Trust
Moodus Drum & Fife
The Moodus Noises
Moodus Town Green
Sanctuary at Shepardfields

CONNECTICUT
HISTORY & CULTURE

CT Barns
CT Freedom Trail
CT Heritage Gateway
CT Historical Society
CT History Online
CT Landmarks
CT Town Greens
Eli Whitney Museum
Mark Twain House
Mashantucket Pequot Tribe
Mohegan Tribe
Mystic Seaport
Old State House

SIMONPURE CONNECTICUT PROGRAMS

As We Tell Our Stories
Between Boston & New York
Colt: Legend & Legacy
Connecticut & the Sea
Crusaders & Criminals
East of the River
From Here to There
The Green
The Mark of Uncas
The New Pequot
The Real Bob Steele
Schemitzun!
Suburbia: The Good Life?
USS Nautilus
Working the Land

 

BRESLOW'S

Breslows_Scenes.jpg (88227 bytes) Four scenes from Breslow's resort. Breslows Tennis.jpg (64346 bytes) A staple of nearly every Moodus resort was a tennis court.
Breslows Dining Hall.jpg (71295 bytes) Simple family dining.    

Budka's Camp

Budkas Camp.jpg (87110 bytes) The main house at Budka's Camp was a classic farmhouse.    

DONNELLAN'S RIVEREDGE

Donnellans Riveredge.jpg (106097 bytes) A view of the main property with the Salmon River hidden just out of sight behind the resort. Canoeing on the river was a popular pastime.
Click for more memories of Donnellan's Riveredge

GRAND VIEW

Grand View.jpg (87372 bytes) Hand-colored view of the main building. Grand-View-Swimming-Pool.jpg (45614 bytes) The hilltop swimming pool had a nice  view of the surrounding countryside.
This beautiful 1960s brochure shot  shows a typical pool scene.
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Mount Tom

In 1915, Mt. Tom Camp had a farmhouse, bungalows and tents, all on the banks of the Salmon River.    

ORCHARD MANSION

Click here for "What I Learned at Orchard Mansion"

This aerial view of Orchard Mansion shows a classic layout of a mid-size Moodus resort. Orchard Mansion Cabins CU.jpg (81027 bytes) A row of cabins.
Orchard Mansion Cabins.jpg (81657 bytes) Another view of the cabins. An in-ground pool was essential to the resort experience, and always a centerpiece of promotion.
Orchard Mansion Dining Room.jpg (98995 bytes) The dining room. Orchard Mansion TV Room.jpg (110002 bytes) The TV room was a popular 1950s addition.
Horseback riding ("I stood up for supper"), swimming and tennis filled this guest's days, to her delight.    

SHADYBROOK HOTEL

Shadybrook Children Campfire.jpg (84736 bytes) A campfire for the children. Shadybrook Lawn.jpg (99658 bytes) A beautiful summer day.
Shadybrook Pool.jpg (80827 bytes) Lounging around the pool.    

ANTON & FRANCES WOLF'S BOARDING HOUSE

Guests gather in front of an arbor for a 1920s snapshot at Anton & Frances Wolf's Farm Boarding House. These 1920s boarders at Anton & Frances Wolf's Boarding House pose with the main building behind them.

CHARLES WOLF'S RESORT

Wolfs House Main Building 1933.jpg (86557 bytes) Main building, a cottage and the spacious lawn in this 1930s view of Charles Wolf's Resort    

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OLD MOODUS CENTER
BACK IN THE DAY


From the Early 1900s
to Its Teardown

HISTORIC VIEWS OF
MOODUS RESORTS

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Ads & Flyers

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Banner Lodge


Camp Wopowog


Cave Hill


Ted Hilton's


Other Resorts

EARLY VIEWS OF
EAST HADDAM

Goodspeed, Gelston, Vistas, Travel & More

1913 BRIDGE
OPENING SOUVENIR

Celebrating a
River Crossing

 

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