Connecticut festival to celebrate seafaring history

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The Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival is coming to New London from Sept. 11-13, featuring a range of activities for visitors of all ages in celebration of our state's maritime heritage, history and spirit of innovation.

The weekend of activities includes a lighted boat parade, visits by schooners from up and down the east coast, a schooner race, dockside educational programs for schoolchildren, the Second Annual New London Chowder Challenge, and a Connecticut Made Expo with unique Connecticut-made products designed by some of the area’s most talented artisans and craftsmen. 

Information can be found at www.ctmaritimefest.com.