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Custom House Maritime Museum image
(Range: 2 miles)
Telling the stories of New London's waterfront, the Custom House offers lighthouse tours and boat trips, an annual chowda'fest, artifacts relating to local lighthouses, US Customs and the Amistad, along with changing exhibitions and a great Museum Shop. (Curated content from www.nlmaritimesociety.org)
Monte Cristo Cottage image
(Range: 2 miles)
Situated in New London, Connecticut, the Monte Cristo Cottage is the boyhood summer home of Eugene O'Neill, America's only Nobel Prize-winning playwright. The 1840s cottage is named in honor of Eugene O’Neill’s father, the actor James O’Neill, and his most popular role as Edmond Dantès in The Count of Monte Cristo.  (Curated content from www.theoneill.org)
The Shaw Mansion image
(Range: 2 miles)
The Shaw Mansion is rich with history. It was built by Captain Nathaniel Shaw beginning in 1756. In that year French refugees from Nova Scotia arrived in New London with few resources and few choices. Captain Shaw put them to work cutting the granite ledge on his property overlooking the Thames River to erect his granite mansion dwelling. (Curated content from www.nlchs.org)
Lyman Allyn Art Museum image
(Range: 2 miles)
The Lyman Allyn Art Museum welcomes visitors from New London, Southeastern Connecticut and from all over the world. Established by a gift from Harriet Allyn in memory of her seafaring father, the museum opened the doors of its beautiful neo-classical building in 1932. Today it houses a fascinating collection of over 17,000 objects from ancient times to the present; artworks from Africa, Asia, the Americas, and Europe, with particularly strong collections of American paintings, decorative arts, and Victorian toys and doll houses. (Curated content from www.lymanallyn.org)
Fort Trumbull State Park image
(Range: 2 miles)
Get an interactive history lesson at the visitor's center, or just walk the Fort and ramparts for a view of the Thames River, a visit to Fort Trumbull has something for everyone including a boardwalk and fishing pier. (Curated content from portal.ct.gov)
Harkness Memorial State Park image
Waterford, CT
(Range: 2 miles)
Enjoy the panoramic views of Long Island Sound from Eolia, the elegant summer mansion of the Harkness family set on over 230 seaside acres of sweeping lawns, with stately trees and spectacular gardens. (Curated content from portal.ct.gov)
Eugene ONeill Theater Center image
Waterford, CT
(Range: 2 miles)
In the pioneering spirit of its namesake, the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center discovers, develops, and empowers new work, new voices, and creative risk-taking. By introducing innovative artists, essential to broadening the national cultural landscape, the O’Neill serves as the Launchpad of the American Theater. (Curated content from www.theoneill.org)
Garde Arts Center image
(Range: 2 miles)
Southeastern Connecticut’s non-profit home for the performing arts, cinema and education, the Garde Arts Center was founded in 1985 to save, restore and operate in the heart of downtown New London the historic (1926) Garde Theater and Building as a regional cultural gathering place and economic catalyst. (Curated content from gardearts.org)
Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park image
(Range: 3 miles)
Add a touch of reality to your Revolutionary War history lesson with a visit to Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park, site of the 1781 massacre led by the traitorous Benedict Arnold. (Curated content from portal.ct.gov)
Connecticut College Arboretum image
(Range: 3 miles)
The Connecticut College Arboretum provides a welcome connection with the natural world, offering opportunities for teaching, research, conservation, recreation and public education.  (Curated content from www.conncoll.edu)
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