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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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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.

This urgent letter written on hotel stationary gives a glimpse into the life of one average Mohican Hotel Guest. It was discovered in the Lamson & Goodnow Carriage House located on Conway Street in the Buckland section of Shelburne Falls, MA in 2015.


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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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A distinguished architect, Robert Mills designed the Washington Monument on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., as well as Custom Houses for several port cities in New England, in addition to the New London Custom House.
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