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    Welcome to Old Saybrook, CT

    Old Saybrook, CT is one of the oldest towns in the state of Connecticut, and a town that is important to U.S. history and culture. The town welcomes tourists and provides plenty of marinas, vistas and stores, not to mention beautiful shoreline areas. At the same time, the town controls its growth so that Old Saybrook retains its small community atmosphere. Recently, the town has renovated its... » Read More

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    The Fort Saybrook Monument Park is yet another historical landmark found in Old Saybrook. In fact, the town has 15 National Register historical landmarks still in existence. This is a town that dates back to the 1600s. It has been inhabited by American Indians, English colonialists and even Dutch explorers.  » Read More

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Welcome to Old Saybrook, CT

Old Saybrook, CT is one of the oldest towns in the state of Connecticut, and a town that is important to U.S. history and culture. The town welcomes tourists and provides plenty of marinas, vistas and stores, not to mention beautiful shoreline areas. At the same time, the town controls its growth so that Old Saybrook retains its small community atmosphere. Recently, the town has renovated its Main Street area as well as many important town buildings, including the firehouse and the library.

Facts about Old Saybrook, CT
What is there to know about Old Saybrook? It was first incorporated in 1854 but dates back to Colonial Times, back to 1635 when it was known as the Saybrook Plantation. Currently, the town has a population of over 10,000 people. The town is located in Middlesex County. Included areas in the general district are Saybrook Manor, the Saybrook Center and Fenwick.

Old Saybrook, Connecticut has spent over two million dollars on the Town Hall building renovation. The theater was originally constructed in 1901 and was used as a theater since the 1940s. It was completed in 2009 and celebrates the life and work of screen legend Katharine Hepburn. The theater is now called the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center. It seats 250 people. This is one of many landmarks that can be found in Old Saybrook. A number of famous people started in Old Saybrook, including Hepburn, Art Carney and "Beat" writer John Clellon Holmes.

Whether you are looking to vacation in this town or relocate here, you will not be disappointed. Some of the most important industries in the town include healthcare, construction, metal products, insurance and educational services. As far as population goes, 21.7% are minors, while 27.6% (the biggest percentage) is 45-64 years of age. There are also more women in the town than men, with 100 females for every 89.5 males. The median income for a household was $62,742.

The Tourism of Old Saybrook
Another developing industry in Old Saybrook, CT is that of tourism. There are currently fifteen sites that are recognized by the National Register of Historic Places. Some of these historical properties include the Black Horse Tavern, the Connecticut Valley Railroad Roundhouse, the General William Hart House and the Ambrose Whittlesey House.

If you are looking to book a stay at one of many luxury Old Saybrook hotels, then look for these names: the Four Seasons Condominium, the Saybrook Point Inn and Spa and the Deacon Timothy Pratt Bed & Breakfast. For a more economic lodging facility, try the Super 8 Motel on Spencer Plain Road. There are also many high quality Old Saybrook restaurants in the town. Some of the top establishments include Alforno Trattoria, Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food, Jack's American Bistro & Wine and Liv's Oyster Bar.

All of this, and the weather is nice! This town boasts one of the mildest climates in the entire state. Generally, guests can look forward to relatively mild humid subtropical climates. Why, there are even "subtropical indicator" plants grown here, such as southern magnolias, loblolly pines and crape myrtles. Welcome to Old Saybrook! Why not stay a while?

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Buy Gift Books at Chester?s Holiday Book Sale ? Dec. 4 -7
Source: | Nov 21st, 2014 4:19PM
The Friends of Chester Library are hosting a Holiday Book Sale, withgift-quality, new, and like-new books in a wide variety of genres at...
Special Artist Demonstrations by Maple and Main Gallery Artists
Source: | Nov 21st, 2014 4:18PM
CHESTER ? Special demonstrations by Maple and Main Gallery artists will be featured on the Sundays between Thanksgiving and Christmas at the same...
Recreation of Vincent van Gogh?s ?The Starry Night? in Free Drawing at Maple and Main Gallery
Source: | Nov 21st, 2014 4:11PM
?The Starry Night?, Vincent van Gogh?s 1889 masterpiece has been recreated by Maple and Main artist Donna Favreau and is being given away in a...
Chester Celebrates the Holidays at a Starry Night Festival ? Dec. 5
Source: | Nov 21st, 2014 3:56PM
Festive holiday spirit and treats will abound on Friday, Dec. 5, under the Starry, Starry Night at the annual Chester Holiday Festival, which...
60 Minutes and Frontline Stalwarts Speak in Chester ? Dec. 14
Source: | Nov 21st, 2014 3:49PM
Together and apart, Philip Scheffler and James Jacoby have provided television coverage of some of the most significant events in contemporary...
Lara Herscovitch at the Concert in the Garden, Chester ? Dec. 14
Source: | Nov 21st, 2014 3:42PM
Lara Herscovitch will be performing on Sunday,December 14, 2014from 4 – 6 pm at the Concert in the Garden at the Leif Nilsson Spring...
The United Church of Chester Christmas Fair ? Dec. 6
Source: | Nov 21st, 2014 3:36PM
The United Church of Chester, 29 West Main Street, Chester, CT will hold its annual Christmas Fair on Saturday, December 6, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00...
Christmas Craft Fair at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Essex ? Dec. 6
Source: | Nov 21st, 2014 3:32PM
Good Golly?..It?s Molly! Many hands and happy hearts have gone into the planning and preparation of this year?s CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR at Our Lady...
Chester Main Street Bridge Reconstruction Expected to Begin 2016
Source: | Nov 21st, 2014 11:25AM
CHESTER— State Department of Transportation officials reportedMondaythat a $3 million reconstruction of the Main Street bridge over...
Letter: Essex Conservation Commission Please Rethink Beaver Plans
Source: | Nov 21st, 2014 9:37AM
To the Editor: Below is a copy of a letter sent by me to the Essex Conservation Commission on November 15, 2014: Dear Conservation Commission, As...
Dec. 15 Referendum Set for Proposed $8.085 Million Bonding Authorization for Essex Capital Projects
Source: | Nov 21st, 2014 9:16AM
ESSEX– Voters will go to the polls for an all-day referendum onDec. 15to act on a proposed $8,085,000 bonding authorization for town...
Region 4 School Employees Union Supports Shoreline Soup Kitchen
Source: | Nov 20th, 2014 3:43PM
With the holiday season fast approaching, the members of AFSCME Local 1303-421, representing Region 4 School Employees, donated $500 to the...
Letter: Stand up for The Beavers
Source: | Nov 20th, 2014 3:23PM
To the Editor: It is beyond comprehension that the “Conservation Commission” would even think about destroying the natural habitat of...
Chester Main Street East Project has Nov. 25 Public Information Meeting, Dec. 9 Town Meeting Vote on Funding
Source: | Nov 19th, 2014 9:17AM
CHESTER— Final plans for the Main Street East reconstruction project will be presented at aNov. 25public information meeting, with...
Ring in the Season in Chester on Nov. 30
Source: | Nov 18th, 2014 3:49PM
Once again Chester Center will welcome the holidays with its annual Holiday Market on four Sundays, Nov. 30 through Dec. 21, from 11 a.m. to 2...
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