269 North Frontage Road
New London, CT 06320
Phone: (860) 442-0631
Fax: (860) 442-0130
269 North Frontage Road, New London, CT, US, 06320
- Phone: (860) 442-0631
- Fax: (860) 442-0130
Home of America's tall ship USCG Barque Eagle. Beautiful grounds, museum and chapel. Periodic cadet parades. School tours available. U.S. Coast Guard Band offers concerts throughout the year.
If you seek an all rounded education that aims to broaden your horizons and face the event called life, Connecticut College is the place to be. With students coming in from all over the globe, you're sure to benefit from a culturally rich environment which fosters self-development, free thinking and growth. Choose from courses in fields like humanities, the sciences, languages, the arts, social sciences, cultural studies, environmental sciences among others. The institution promotes an all-round approach by encouraging students to partake in extra curricular activities including sporting events and cultural dos. Check website for more details.
Built by Governor John Winthrop, the mill was originally used to grind corn for colonists. The water wheel has been rebuilt and awaits further restoration.
Situated on Hempstead Street, St. Sophia Hellenic Orthodox Church, is an architectural marvel. Sporting a beautiful facade, this church is nestled amidst the beautiful surroundings and is frequented by locals and tourists throughout the year. The spacious hall situated within this church is used for hosting several events like prayers and other religious services. This hall is also ideal for diverse social and cultural events.
Situated on the Huntington Street, Public Library of New London, aims at offering free access to books, photographs and other informative material on the history of New London and its people. Featuring a large collection of archives, this library serves as an important landmark and is quiet popular amongst the locals. With an extensive database, its no wonder that this library has managed to attract loads of members. To know more about the collection here, please check their website.
Offers a half mile promenade and five piers to city residents and visiting tourists. Free floating docks for transient boaters, no overnights. Sailboats: moorings available at southern end of Park, next to Shaw's Cove. Dingy dock on Custom House Pier section of Park. Transient boaters welcome. Car top boat ramp located at south end of Park between Custom House Pier and Fishing Pier.
All Souls Unitarian Church, now called the All Souls Unitarian Congregation, is home to a multitude of community and religious service programs on a regular basis. Attend Sunday morning services, hold religious debates and discussions, buy books on religion at the on site bookstore or simply partake in one of the group sessions organized for one and all. Special religious services and programs are held for children and adults at the Unity Hall. You can also avail of regular meditation, health, yoga and spirituality courses on offer. Check website for more details.
Two historic buildings namely the Joshua Hempsted House and the Nathaniel Hempsted House make up the now famous Hempstead Houses. Joshua Hempsted House being older is most documented 17th-century house in America. The house was inhabited by Joshua Hempsted right from childhood till his death. The house is thus replete with a rich history that concerns the colonial age and also throws light on the abolitionist movement. The Nathaniel Hempsted House was built in 1758 by Joshua Hempsted for his grandson Nathaniel. The Hempstead Houses is a property of the Antiquarian & Landmarks Society. Normal tours will resume in May 2010; however, tours by appointment are still carried out.
Restored schoolhouse where Connecticut's state hero taught prior to enlisting in Washington's army.
New London's Historic Waterfront District is a charming, New England-city gathering spot for this city of 25,700. This 26-block patch of restaurants, clubs, bars and shops is a National Register Historic District. Throughout the year, there are several events on the waterfront, such as Friday Nights in the District during winter.
This lighthouse is best seen by boat. Tours are available through Project Oceanology.
Offers ship chandlery & service. There is a launch service, water taxi and shuttles serving the Thames River area.