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Mystic Seaport is called The Museum of America and the Sea. During the Depression on December 29, 1929, Edward E. Bradley, an industrialist, Carl C. Cutler, a lawyer, and Dr. Charles K. Stillman, a physician, signed the papers incorporating the Marine Historical Association, today known as Mystic Seaport. It has the world’s largest collections of maritime photography (over 1 million images) and boats (nearly 500), as well as collecting two million other maritime artifacts.
By the early 70s when my mom and dad took us to Mystic Seaport they had the Charles W. Morgan, the country’s last wooden whaling ship and historic buildings from across New England. But was cold and in the winter. Not all of the crafts people were there as it was off season
So when my granddaughter was married in CT, I decided to revisit Mystic. This time it was summertime and there were a lot of people there.
- In a nutshell:Microcosm of a Whaling Village
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