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The Connecticut River!

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The light at the outer breakwater

Inner light at Lynde Point, Saybrook, with the marina complex in the background. There is an easily accessible fuel dock there, a full service marina, and a world class resort hotel and spa for the ultimate in luxury stops.
Texaco fuel station at Old Lyme Dock on the eastern shore before the bridge with the biggest flag we've ever seen! The horses on the lawn of the house beyond are full sized statues. Really, they are!
Bridges between Saybrook and Essex

Markers along the river, this one just before approaching Essex

The anchorage at the colonial town of Essex

Two-chimney Georgian home tucked into the marshes and the lush summer landscape.
Boat nestled along the shore below cliffs.

Guide to the Connecticut Shore by Doe Boyle is a basic general reference for places to visit, to eat, and to stay including restaurants, beaches, parks and preserves, museums, shopping, excursions, amusements, etcetera. Published by the Globe Pequot Press in Old Saybrook, CT and now about to be released in its fourth edition.

Cover photo shows Old Saybrook Lighthouse in the foreground looking out over the breakwater to Long Island Sound.

Living Resources and Habitats of the Lower Connecticut River. Bulletin Number 37, The Connecticut College Arboretum, New London, CT. Available at select locations throughout the region (we got it in Hamburg) or by calling (860) 439-5020.

Cover photo shows the view South over Lord Cove, Lyme toward the Connecticut River

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