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By Robbi Storms,Don Malcarne

300 years of heritage 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 new york Sound, among Mystic Seaport and New Haven. it's a significant preventing element for boaters within the Northeast who come from a variety of ports to dock within the harbor, dine on the Griswold resort, absorb the maritime heritage on the Connecticut River Museum, or stroll alongside the slender streets to view the effective previous homes during this New England group. houses as soon as owned through sea captains, shipbuilders, and captains of are a reminder of the area's excellent previous. real, the previous 1,200-foot Ropewalk, a mainstay of maritime production, was once 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 packed with excitement boats. A row of chic Victorian homes strains the most road 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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