New London

New London (HM25Z9)

Location: New London, CT 06320 New London County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 21.309', W 72° 5.777'

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New London was founded in 1646 by John Winthrop, the younger, who chose this shore-ringed "plantation" for its excellent harbor.

This land, with its great natural assets, attracted men of hardihood and valor and became one of the largest whaling ports in the country in the mid-19th century.
As this industry waned, manufacturing flourished, bringing an influx of foreign labor which contributed immeasurably to the enrichment of community life.

The history of New London may be said to be concentrated in its seal, adopted when the city was incorporated in 1784... a full-rigged ship with all sails set and the motto "Mare Liberum," meaning "Freedom of the Seas."
HM NumberHM25Z9
Year Placed1976
Placed ByThe City of New London and the Connecticut Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 742904 N 4582252
Decimal Degrees41.35515000, -72.09628333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 21.309', W 72° 5.777'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 21' 18.54" N, 72° 5' 46.62" W
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Area Code(s)860
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 72-98 Masonic St, New London CT 06320, US
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