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New London is a seaport city on the Atlantic coast of Connecticut. It covers 10.76 sq mi (27.9 sq km) and has a population of 26,000 (2011 estimate). The city is located at the mouth of the River Thames. It observes the Eastern Standard Time (UTC-5/-4).

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The New London was first settled by the English in 1646. Until then, the area was inhabited by Pequot Indians. There were a few names being proposed for the new settlement, among them Pequot and Faire Harbour, before the town settled on New London.

New London has the best deep harbor on Long Island Sound. For that reason, it served as the base for the settlers during the American Revolutionary War. The port has always been tied to the history and prosperity of the town. In the 19th century, it was the second busiest whaling port in the world after New Bedford in Massachusetts.

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Visiting New London, Connecticut

Interstate 95 is the main highway connecting New London to the rest of the country. It runs east west through the city.

Places of Interest in New London, Connecticut

  1. Connecticut College Arboretum
  2. Garde Arts Center
  3. Hempstead Houses
  4. Lyman Allyn Art Museum
  5. Monte Cristo Cottage
  6. United States Coast Guard Academy

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