New PDF release: A History of Mystic, Connecticut: From Pequot Village to

By Leigh Fought

ISBN-10: 1540204499

ISBN-13: 9781540204493

ISBN-10: 1596292210

ISBN-13: 9781596292215

Tucked away in a traditional port, Mystic has lengthy been domestic to seagoing event. In A heritage of Mystic, Connecticut, writer and previous Mystic Seaport librarian Leigh Fought relates the compelling tale of this picturesque coastal group. cast from the brutal Pequot battle, for years Mystic was once a quiet little farming village. Then got here the warfare of 1812. Mystic's upstart enterprise capitalists seized at the war's dislocations to rework the cost right into a shipbuilding powerhouse. The shipyards introduced vessels by way of the loads and an used to be born. The Civil warfare, steam-powered ships and the decline of industrial whaling halted Mystic's shipbuilding growth. but town recovered, reworking itself into the captivating nautical-themed vacationer vacation spot that has enchanted thousands. learn Fought's complete narrative to find Mystic's function in New England's exciting maritime saga.

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