Mystic

Mystic was founded in 1654 and quickly rose to prominence as a shipbuilding center during the clipper ship era. Nowadays, Mystic has become known for its quintessential New England charm, as well as its two world-class museums: the Mystic Seaport, … Continued

Old Mystic

Our Early American Village is abundant with picturesque settings of flowers, trees, duck ponds and a waterwheel. The shopkeepers in our Village pride themselves on offering you some of the most interesting and unique items from all over the world. … Continued

Stonington

The Town of Stonington shares an eclectic heritage with its 18,000 plus residents. Within the 42.7 square miles of the community you find a modern day blend of history, technology, and recreation. Toss in a major economic engine called tourism, … Continued

Stonington Borough

Located just minutes from downtown Mystic, Connecticut, Stonington Borough is a world apart. Enjoy a relaxing vacation experience unlike any other. Discover the charms of Stonington Borough at a leisurely pace. Search for treasures in the many galleries and antique … Continued

Masons Island

Mason’s Island (Algonquin: Chippachaug); an inhabited island at the mouth of the Mystic River, in Stonington, Connecticut; part of the region of Mystic, Connecticut. The island was named after Major John Mason who was granted the island in recognition of … Continued

Groton Long Point

Groton Long Point (GLP) is a political subdivision of the town of Groton, on Long Island Sound in New London County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 667 at the 2000 census. Used mostly by families as a summer resort, … Continued

Groton Town

The Town of Groton lies on Fishers Island Sound between the Thames and Mystic Rivers where from times past its rugged hills and lush green woods have sloped down to sandy beaches and rocky shores. When Dutch explorer Adrian Block … Continued

Groton

The Town of Groton lies on Fishers Island Sound between the Thames and Mystic Rivers where from times past its rugged hills and lush green woods have sloped down to sandy beaches and rocky shores. When Dutch explorer Adrian Block … Continued

Noank

In 1614, the area then known as “Nauyang” (meaning “point of land”) was a summer camping ground of the Pequot. The Pequot were taken under English protection in 1655 following the Pequot War. The land comprising Noank Peninsula was acquired … Continued

Waterford

Waterford is a shoreline town bounded on three sides by water. Long Island Sound is our south boundary, the Niantic River flows along our west boundary, and the Thames River flows by our east boundary. Waterford enjoys a Selectman / … Continued

East Lyme

Located on Long Island Sound, East Lyme is a coastal New England town, enhanced by its additional frontage along the Niantic River and the diversity of its population and land uses.  East Lyme is characterized by beach communities, a traditional … Continued

Old Lyme

Old Lyme is a community of some 8000 permanent residents and an additional several thousand seasonal visitors who occupy a shoreline complex of summer residences. Located on the east bank of the mouth of the Connecticut River where it meets … Continued

Old Saybrook

Old Saybrook, Connecticut, where the Connecticut River Meets the Sound.  We are one of the oldest towns in the state, incorporated on July 8, 1854.  We have a long history dating back to 1635 when we began as an independent … Continued

Essex

The Saybrook Colony was first settled at Saybrook Point adjacent to the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound in late 1635. This was not part of the Colony of Connecticut originally, and encompassed an area that today includes the towns … Continued

Norwich

Norwich was founded in 1659 by settlers from Old Saybrook led by Major John Mason and Reverend James Fitch. They purchased the land that would become Norwich from the local Native American Mohegan Tribe. In 1668, a wharf was established … Continued

Wyndham County

Windham County was created from Hartford and New London counties on May 12, 1726, by an act of the Connecticut General Court. The act establishing the county states: That the west bounds of the town of Lebanon, the north bounds … Continued