Download e-book for iPad: Around Essex: Elephants and River Gods (Images of America) by Robbi Storms,Don Malcarne

By Robbi Storms,Don Malcarne

ISBN-10: 0738509310

ISBN-13: 9780738509310

ISBN-10: 1531605753

ISBN-13: 9781531605759

300 years of background follows you round at the present time as you wander the streets of Essex, Centerbrook, and Ivoryton. Essex harbor is found at the Connecticut River six miles north of manhattan Sound, among Mystic Seaport and New Haven. it's a significant preventing aspect for boaters within the Northeast who come from quite a few ports to dock within the harbor, dine on the Griswold hotel, absorb the maritime historical past on the Connecticut River Museum, or stroll alongside the slender streets to view the tremendous outdated homes during this New England neighborhood. houses as soon as owned by way of sea captains, shipbuilders, and captains of are a reminder of the area's excellent prior. actual, the outdated 1,200-foot Ropewalk, a mainstay of maritime production, used to be passed by 1900.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 jam-packed with excitement boats. A row of stylish Victorian homes traces 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 earlier is still to remind us of the that thrived alongside those riverbanks.

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