A report on Stonington, Connecticut

Cannon Square memorializes the repelled British Naval attack
Shops and restaurants in Historic Stonington Borough, along Water Street
Stonington lighthouse
The Capt. Nathaniel B. Palmer House

Located in New London County, Connecticut in the state's southeastern corner.

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Mystic, Connecticut

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Coogan Farm at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, an historic farm property in the area of Mystic where John Gallup, John Mason and George Denison originally settled.
Main Street (circa 1901)
Large boulder (glacial erratic) at Big Y parking lot on Stonington Road
Coffee shop on Main Street
Mystic River Bascule Bridge being raised
Mystic Pizza

Mystic is a village and census-designated place (CDP) in Groton and Stonington, Connecticut, United States.

Pawcatuck, Connecticut

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Pawcatuck is a village and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Stonington which is located in New London County, Connecticut.

Groton, Connecticut

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Town in New London County, Connecticut located on the Thames River.

Town in New London County, Connecticut located on the Thames River.

Groton Monument and Fort Griswold, a sketch by John Warner Barber for his Historical Collections of Connecticut (1836)
Monument erected in 1830 commemorates the American troops massacred by the British following the surrender of Fort Griswold in the Battle of Groton Heights during the American Revolution.
Thames Street (c. 1901)
The Griswold at Eastern Point, 1906
Fleet submarines under construction in World War II. Photo by Charles Fenno Jacobs.
From the Ocean House, Groton ({{circa|1860}}) by Charles DeWolf Brownell
The shot furnace at Fort Griswold
The Groton part of downtown Mystic
Morgan Point Light is located in Noank in southeastern Groton.

Some men from Mystic lured a British barge to Groton Long Point on August 12, 1814, the day after the British attacked Stonington, gaining themselves 2,600 dollars in prize money.

Map of New London County, Connecticut showing cities, boroughs, towns, CDPs, and Indian Reservations

New London County, Connecticut

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In the southeastern corner of Connecticut and comprises the Norwich-New London, Connecticut Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut Combined Statistical Area.

In the southeastern corner of Connecticut and comprises the Norwich-New London, Connecticut Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut Combined Statistical Area.

Map of New London County, Connecticut showing cities, boroughs, towns, CDPs, and Indian Reservations

Stonington

Walter Palmer (Puritan)

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Walter Palmer (1585–1661) was an early Separatist Puritan settler in the Massachusetts Bay Colony who helped found Charlestown and Rehoboth, Massachusetts and Stonington, Connecticut.

Mystic River Bascule Bridge

Mystic River (Connecticut)

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3.4 mi estuary in the southeast corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut.

3.4 mi estuary in the southeast corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut.

Mystic River Bascule Bridge
The Sabino traveling along the Mystic River

It empties into Fishers Island Sound, dividing the village of Mystic, Connecticut between the towns of Groton and Stonington.

William Chesebrough

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Farmer and trader in the colonies of Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Farmer and trader in the colonies of Massachusetts and Connecticut.

He was one of the four co-founders of Stonington, Connecticut, along with Thomas Stanton, Thomas Miner, and Walter Palmer.

Thomas Stanton

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Trader and an accomplished Indian interpreter and negotiator in the Connecticut Colony, one of the original settlers of Hartford.

Trader and an accomplished Indian interpreter and negotiator in the Connecticut Colony, one of the original settlers of Hartford.

He was also one of four founders of Stonington, Connecticut, along with William Chesebrough, Thomas Miner, and Walter Palmer.

Old Mystic, Connecticut

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Old Mystic is a village and census-designated place (CDP) located in the town of Stonington in New London County, Connecticut, United States.

North Stonington, Connecticut

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First Baptist Church on Pendleton Hill in 2011

North Stonington is a town in New London County, Connecticut which was split off from Stonington in 1724.