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By Robbi Storms,Don Malcarne

ISBN-10: 0738509310

ISBN-13: 9780738509310

ISBN-10: 1531605753

ISBN-13: 9781531605759

300 years of historical past follows you round this present day as you wander the streets of Essex, Centerbrook, and Ivoryton. Essex harbor is found at the Connecticut River six miles north of ny Sound, among Mystic Seaport and New Haven. it's a significant preventing element for boaters within the Northeast who come from a variety of ports to dock within the harbor, dine on the Griswold resort, soak up the maritime background on the Connecticut River Museum, or stroll alongside the slim streets to view the advantageous previous homes during this New England neighborhood. houses as soon as owned via sea captains, shipbuilders, and captains of are a reminder of the area's excellent earlier. real, the outdated 1,200-foot Ropewalk, a mainstay of maritime production, used to be passed by 1900. long past are also the Uriah Hayden Chandlery, Judea Pratt's New urban Smithy, and Abner Parker's warehouse. The harbor the place operating vessels as soon as governed is now a colourful waterfront full of excitement boats. A row of chic Victorian homes strains the most highway of Ivoryton village, the place just a century in the past lived executives from Comstock, Cheney & corporation, the as soon as nice ivory and piano motion manufacturing unit. sufficient of the previous continues to be to remind us of the that thrived alongside those riverbanks.

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