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Trip to Essex July 2, 2016

Filed under: Blue Belle,Essex Connecticut — Janet @ 2:11 pm

IMG_0513  on the little ferry to get out to the island where the boat is moored

IMG_0507  on Blue Bell out of Essex

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Another wonderful day revisiting and exploring familiar sites near Glastonbury Connecticut.  Essex is about 45 minutes drive away and we’ve done it many times.  We had a lovely day with lunch at Griswold Inn and then a cruise up the river and back.  Always a treat.  This area is so steeped in history.   I’m eager to learn more.

The picture below is from  a game park in southern Africa – an encounter between 2 types of storks – credit to a blog I follow, A Bushsnob in Africa.

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I’ll add more pictures and  information when I get back to Seattle – I’m back and some pictures have been added to the original post.

 

2 Responses to “Trip to Essex”

  1. Amy Says:

    My parents used to take me to the Griswold Inn when they visited me in college (I was in New London).

  2. Janet Says:

    Amy, were you at Connecticut College? My mother graduated from Connecticut College for Women in 1932.


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