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|(as of 8/28/2014)||Active||List Price|
|Lot / Land||28||$25,000||$131,892||$474,886|
Established in 1646, New London has an extensive and colorful maritime history. Once an important whaling, fishing and trading port, New London later shifted its economic base to shipbuilding and marine restoration.
Today, seaside activities continue to form and bolster the city. Waterfront Park, located in New London, is a new port and destination for luxury cruise lines, grandiose tall ships and visitors. In addition, New London is also the long-time home of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and a U.S. Naval Base. The southeast corner's major hospital, Lawrence and Memorial Hospital, is located in New London.
Captain's Walk is New London's retail center. The town center also features several historic and cultural landmarks, including the birthplace of playwright Eugene O'Neill, the Garde Arts Center and the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra. New London is also the gorgeous setting for some of Connecticut's grandest outdoor festivals, including tall ships parades and the yearly Harvard-Yale crew races.
Visitors and locals can take the Block Island Ferry to visit pristine beaches on the close by island. Team sports and activities such as swimming at the public pool and nature walks are organized buy the recreation department. Also offering summertime fun are the three town beaches and thrilling Ocean Beach Park.
New London's educational system includes quality public schools, private schools and numerous institutes of higher education. Also included are the U.S Coast Guard Academy, Connecticut College and Mitchell College.