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Stonington



Introduction of Stonington
Town in SE Connecticut, on Long Island Sound,E of Groton. Settled in 1649, it was once an importantwhaling and shipbuilding center, and in both theAmerican Revolution and the War of 1812 wasattacked by the British. It is the site of numerous outstand ingsea captains' houses. Incorporated in thetownship is Mystic, which has a noted maritimemuseum in the Mystic Seaport.Town in SE Connecticut, on Long Island Sound,E of Groton. Settled in 1649, it was once an importantwhaling and shipbuilding center, and in both theAmerican Revolution and the War of 1812 wasattacked by the British. It is the site of numerous outstand ingsea captains' houses. Incorporated in thetownship is Mystic, which has a noted maritimemuseum in the Mystic Seaport.

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