Groton Inn and Suites
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- Continental Breakfast
- Breakfast Available
- Smoking rooms available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Refrigerator in room
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Travel Blogs from Groton
... drive to Mystic after our marathon effort yesterday. Our accommodation at The Whalers Inn is a large upstairs front room complete with 4 poster bed in an old sea captains house overlooking the street. The nice lady at the reception desk sold us tickets to the Old Mystic Seaport at a reduced rate. Fortunately we wanted to go there anyway.
Our main interest was the wooden boat restoration works there and as luck would have it the replica of the Mayflower ...
... the time, and it was actually 7:15 am.
A cup of coffee and a beautiful walk in the woods set me right. Addie made a new friend, Sunny, and I had a very pleasant chat with Sunny's person. She was doing a brisk power walk, so I got some good exercise in addition to a lively discussion about health care, education and big data. You meet the most interesting people walking the dog.
Next up was WEBS - America's Yarn Store. I had heard about ...
... discuss the top-secret Manhattan project (to develop an atom bomb). U.S. Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter was a friend of both FDR and Bohr and served as a contact person between the two. A letter dated September 8, 1944, Frankfurter began thus:
Here is a letter from my Danish friend.'
The 'friend' was Niels Bohr. Unfortunately, Jens was unable to find the Bohr letter and has now sent ...
... they would have known then, so anything they say is equivalent to their time period. That place was very interesting. We had to leave early to continue the journey. After this we travelled two miles to Plimoth rock where they had the Mayflower 2 that was built in Brixham in the seventies and sailed across to be based here. They have people on board here telling the story of the original voyage, they had originally set out with ...
... years ago, such as the cooperage (making barrels), the shipwright (ship's blacksmith), clock shop (necessary to repair the chronometers used for navigating), and many others.We went on board a couple of the vessels, including the Joseph Conrad, a large sailing ship.
Unfortunately for us, the ship I had really wanted to visit, the Charles W. Morgan, had been restored and set sail for the first time ...