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This photo depicts the USS Seawolf (SSN 575)—the second nuclear submarine created by Electric Boat Co. (General Dynamics). Its general design was modeled on the USS Nautilus, but the Seawolf propulsion system was more technically advanced, and it is…

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The National Whaling Bank was one of several business banks in New London as its economy boomed in the whaling era. The bank is the third oldest in the city and was founded by a group of whaling merchants.

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Opened in 1898, the Mohican Hotel was a renowned hotel in Connecticut. New London’s location between Boston and New York meant that it was a hot spot for travelers. New London experienced a rise in tourism during the turn of the century. As seen in…


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Today’s Muddy Waters Cafe was once the Thames Crockery, a New London-family-owned business that supplied local restaurants with equipment. The Thames Crockery operated on Bank Street until 1999, when the owners decided to rent out their building to a…

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These class D and G submarines were among the first to arrive in Groton during the First World War. Transforming the original Navy Yard site, the quiet seaside town of New London became the location of the first ever Naval Submarine Base.

42 Bank Street has long been a host to two popular coffee shops for New London locals and tourists. When Mugz closed in 2004, the Waterford Times ran an article that captured the role of the coffee shop in every day life in the city. Regardless of…

Built by General Dynamics, the USS Nautilus was the first nuclear submarine ever created. The Nautilus is still celebrated and appreciated today, as it is preserved and on view as part of the Submarine Force Library and Museum in Groton, CT.

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The modern day Mohican Apartments was originally built in 1896 to house a magazine publishing company owned by New Yorker Frank A. Munsey. Munsey aimed to publish “a magazine of the people and for the people, with pictures and art and good cheer and…


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