By Leigh Fought

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

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