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Thames River Heritage Park

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1 Waterfront Park P.O. Box 851
New London , CT , 06320 41° 21' 6.1344" N, 72° 5' 42.0684" W
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The Thames River Heritage Park is a collection of almost 20 national and historic sites along the shores of the Thames River – linked by a water taxi – that tell the stories that shaped our nation. The park draws together historical and contemporary sites, communities and institutions on both sides of the river where visitors may experience the region’s many heritage attractions. Four anchors—Fort Trumbull State Park, Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park, the Submarine Force Museum, and soon the National Coast Guard Museum—provide visitor services. The anchors and many smaller park sites are tied together by a water taxi system that allows visitors to experience the Thames River itself as the heart of the region. The Park is a unique collaboration between three municipalities working together to create a rich and diverse visitor experience across their cities and towns and across the river. The City of New London - The City of Groton - The Town of Groton

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