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Ellery Thompson was a New London fisherman, sea captain, and writer.His best-known book Draggerman’s Haul (1950) recounts his experiences in the New London harbor and Long Island sound. Thompson was also a painter, and depicted New London’s lively…

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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…

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Sheffield Pharmaceuticals has operated out of the same location since its founding in the 1870s: Dr. Washington W. Sheffield’s house at 180 Broad Street. However, the successful company has significantly expanded over the years, adding a factory.

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Muddy Waters is one of the most popular coffee shops in New London due to its menu, location, and ambience. While enjoying a breakfast sandwich and hot coffee one can admire the variety of movie posters, unexpected collections of miniatures, and…

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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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This postcard displays the announcement of The Electric Boat Company’s new name: "General Dynamics." Part of a 1955 United States propaganda art series "Atoms for Peace," this postcard communicates American power in the context of Cold War fear and…

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Captain Scott’s Lobster Dock was once the rundown lot seen in this photograph until it was turned into T.A. Scott Fisheries, a lobster holding facility, by commercial fishermen Tom and Scott Eshenfelder in 1994.

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