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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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Main Street East Reconstruction Project Draws Mixed Response at Chester Meeting, Location of New Sidewalks an Issue
Source: | Apr 24th, 2014 11:46AM
CHESTER— The Main Street East reconstruction project drew a mixed reaction from residents an a public information meeting Tuesday, with some...
John W. Rafal Ranked 12th in Barron?s Special Report on the Top 100 Financial Advisors
Source: | Apr 24th, 2014 11:44AM
Essex ? Barron?s, the acclaimed financial and investment newsweekly, has published the 2014 list of America?s Top 100 Financial Advisors, and John...
Essex Zoning Commission Approves Essex Place Elderly and Affordable Housing Development
Source: | Apr 24th, 2014 11:33AM
ESSEX— The zoning commissionMondayunanimouslyapproved a site plan for the 22 unit Essex Place elderly and affordable housing development...
Middlesex Hospital Holds Well Attended ?Open House? at New Medical Center in Westbrook
Source: | Apr 22nd, 2014 12:09PM
Middlesex Hospital held a very successful preview of its new Shoreline Medical Center in Westbrook on Saturday, April 19. The new center is...
Deep River Selectmen Establish New Study Committee for Firehouse Expansion Project
Source: | Apr 22nd, 2014 11:59AM
DEEP RIVER— The board of selectmen has established a new study committee to develop a consensus recommendation for a long-plannedfirehouse...
Letter From Paris: Van Gogh at the Orsay Museum
Source: | Apr 22nd, 2014 11:30AM
During the last four years of his life, Vincent Van Gogh produced a phenomenal number of works. But it was also the time when he suffered episodes...
Parties all Weekend at Maple and Main ? May 2, 3 ,4
Source: | Apr 18th, 2014 3:35PM
CHESTER ? It?ll be party weekend at Maple and Main Gallery May 2, 3 and 4. On Friday, May 2 from 5 to 8 p.m., Maple and Main will celebrate Spring...
Solarize Essex Workshop ? Apr. 29
Source: | Apr 18th, 2014 3:30PM
The Town of Essex has been selected to participate in Solarize Connecticut, a unique group solar buying program sponsored by the state. Solarize...
Kate?s Camp for Kids Open House ? Apr. 28
Source: | Apr 18th, 2014 3:28PM
OLD SAYBROOK ? The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center and Community Music School will host an open house for Kate?s Camp for Kids, a...
Essex Corinthian Yacht Club Present ?An Evening with Gary Jobson? ? May 14
Source: | Apr 18th, 2014 3:27PM
TheEssex Corinthian Yacht Clubis proud to presentAn Evening with Gary Jobson on Wednesday, May 14th, starting at6.30 pm, in cooperation...
My Son, The Mad Man Essex Library ? May 22
Source: | Apr 18th, 2014 3:13PM
Take a trip through the wild and crazy days of advertising with BBD&O Chairman Emeritus Allen Rosenshine, who worked his way up through the...
Essex Fire Dept. Annual Food Drive and Pancake Breakfast ? Apr. 26 and 27
Source: | Apr 18th, 2014 3:10PM
Essex Fire Engine Co. #1 will be holding a food drive on 26 April at 9 a.m. and a pancake breakfast on Sunday 27 April at 7.30 a.m. For more...
Tree Planting at Cross Lots ? Apr. 19
Source: | Apr 18th, 2014 3:06PM
As part of its celebration of Arbor Day, the Essex Land Trust invites the community to participate in planting new trees at it?s Cross Lots...
Old Saybrook HS Electronic Drive ? Apr. 26
Source: | Apr 18th, 2014 3:03PM
Kindly support our ?Recycle for Diapers? electronics and metal drive by donating old non-working electronics and metal. Mark your calendars....
CMS Presents Sinfonia and String Ensemble in Concert ? Apr. 29
Source: | Apr 18th, 2014 2:57PM
DEEP RIVER ? The Community Music School presents itsSinfoniaand String Ensemble performance groups in concert onTuesday, April 29th at 6:30...
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