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Griswold Point - by Wick Griswold (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 146

Genre: History

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: History Press Library Editions

Book theme: State & Local, New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)

Author: Wick Griswold

Language: English

Street Date: August 19, 2014
TCIN: 78498666
UPC: 9781540210623
Item Number (DPCI): 247-04-7511

Description

At the mouth of the Connecticut River, Griswold Point boasts a rich history filled with remarkable individuals. In 1640, Colonel George Fenwick granted the land to Matthew Griswold I, who then turned a teeming wilderness into productive farming and fishing territory. Over the centuries, many prominent Americans called Old Lyme and the Point home. Nathaniel Lynde Griswold and George Griswold built ships that served as privateers in the War of 1812. Florence Griswold invited boarders into her grand house in 1899 and transformed her home into a vibrant artists' colony for the American Impressionist movement. Local author Wick Griswold introduces the community's colorful characters who left indelible marks on history, from colonial governors and judges to adventurers and sea captains.
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