Connecticut Army National Guard 249 Bayonet St, New London, CT06320 Tracing its roots to the Revolutionary War, the Army National Guard sends troops to war zones abroad as well as disaster…More areas within the United States. The New London branch has a recruitment office and is home to the 250th Multi-Role Bridge Company as well as the 85th Troop Command.
Williams Park Broad St & Williams St, New London, CT06320 Williams Park is a small park, but has enough open space for recreational activities or simply relaxing on a bench or…More under a tree. The park includes a monument to Revolutionary War martyr and New London schoolteacher Nathan Hale, as well as a World War II memorial.
Nathan Hale Elementary School 90 Cedar Grove Ave, New London, CT06320 Named after the Revolutionary War figure who once taught school in New London, the Nathan Hale Elementary School serves…More kindergarten through fifth grade. Services include breakfast and lunch programs and a school-based health clinic.
The Fort Trumball Visitor Center is located in the State Park. It features multimedia theaters, computer touch…More screen interactive exhibits, 3-D models and extensive graphics and text panels. The center highlights military history, ranging from the Revolutionary War to the Cold War.
Hacer un día de que en el Fuerte Trumball State Park y el Centro de Visitantes .
The New London County Historical Society was founded in 1870, and has been located in the Shaw Mansion since…More 1907. The Society's research library contains original manuscripts, newspapers, reference works and other records of local history. It has an extensive collection of references for those interested in local genealogy. Also on view are collections of historic photographs and postcards, 18th and 19th century artifacts and furniture and a rare, 13-star American flag.
The Mansion itself was built by Captain Nathaniel Shaw in the mid-1700s and remained in the same family until it was bought by the Historical Society. It was used as Connecticut's Naval Office during the Revolutionary War. The grounds include two historic gardens dating to the Victorian and Colonial eras. And, yes, George Washington slept here.