Aer Lingus Window of the Week Competition - What to see in Connecticut...Mystic Seaport
16th June 2017 - 10:34pm
The Museum of America and the Sea in Mystic, Connecticut, is the largest maritime museum in the world. It is notable for its collection of sailing ships and boats, and for the re-creation of the crafts and fabric of an entire 19th century seafaring village. It consists of more than 60 original historic buildings, most of them rare commercial structures moved to the 17-acre site and meticulously restored. Since the 18th century, this historic area has been a centre for shipbuilding. Between 1784 and 1919, the golden age of American maritime enterprise, more than 600 vessels were constructed along the Mystic River. Mystic Seaport completed the restoration of the CHARLES W.
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