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Mystic Seaport Named One of 25 Most Beautiful Landmarks in America
Mystic Seaport is the nation’s leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929, this landmark is home to four National Historic Landmark vessels, including the Charles W. Morgan, the last wooden whaleship in the world. It features a working preservation shipyard, a recreated 19th-century seafaring village, fascinating exhibits, and a planetarium. You’ll even have the chance to get out on the water and explore the historic Mystic River from mid-May through mid-October. The museum’s collection includes over 500 historic vessels and one of the largest collections of maritime photography in the country, while the Maritime Gallery is the country’s foremost gallery specializing in contemporary marine art and ship models.
A good day for ice sculptures
Mystic — Louis Manzoni of Art In Ice in Warwick, R.I., offered a demonstration of ice-carving techniques Saturday at Olde Mistick Village, creating a gleaming snowflake ice sculpture before the very eyes of curious onlookers.
Miss America’s ‘Show us your Shoes’ parade makes return in Mystic for 100th anniversary of pageant
MYSTIC, Conn. (WTNH) — The iconic “Show us your Shoes” parade is making its return to kick off a three-day celebration to mark the 100th anniversary of Miss America. The parade kicked off at the Mystic Aquarium Monday morning.
Miss America contestants put their best foot forward in Mystic parade
Mystic — One hundred years after the first pageant in what would become the Miss America organization, a motorcade of misses with feet on display traversed the streets of Mystic in Monday’s “Show Us Your Shoes” parade.