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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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Community Music School Presents New Horizons Band in Concert, Dec. 12
Source: | Nov 20th, 2015 11:37AM
The New Horizons Band of Community Music School has several performances planned this December. OnSaturday, December 12, they will perform at the...
CBSRZ Gallery ?A Moment in Time: The People of Little Italy 1976?, Nov. 17 through Jan. 27
Source: | Nov 20th, 2015 11:17AM
It was the nation?s centennial year. The federal government had refused to provide financial assistance to New York City. The city was in the...
CBSRZ Gallery ?A Moment in Time: The People of Little Italy 1976?, Opens Nov. 17
Source: | Nov 20th, 2015 11:17AM
It was the nation?s centennial year. The federal government had refused to provide financial assistance to New York City. The city was in the...
Friends of Essex Library Holiday Book Sale, Nov. 23 through Dec. 23
Source: | Nov 20th, 2015 11:07AM
The Friends of Essex Library are preparing for their Holiday Book Sale, featuring books in pristine condition suitable for gift giving, stocking...
Community Music School Holiday Concert, Dec. 13
Source: | Nov 20th, 2015 10:57AM
?Tis the season of celebration, traditions and the Community Music School?s Holiday Concert scheduled to take place onSunday, December 13at 2:00...
Artist Janine Robertson Solo Show at Maple and Main, Dec. 2
Source: | Nov 20th, 2015 10:53AM
CHESTER ? Gallery artist Janine Robertson?s solo show, Reflections, opens Wednesday, Dec. 2 in Maple and Main?s Stone Gallery with a wine and...
Holiday Festival of Trees, Trains and Traditions, Dec. 4, 5
Source: | Nov 20th, 2015 10:29AM
The 3rd Annual Festival of Trees, Trains and Traditions will be held on Dec. 4th and 5th on the Society’s grounds at 245 Main Street. We...
Christmas On The Hill at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Essex, Dec. 5
Source: | Nov 20th, 2015 10:07AM
Many hands and generous hearts have gone into the planning and preparation of this year?s Christmas Craft Fair at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in...
Shepherds and Stars: Con Brio?s 2015 Christmas Concert, Dec 11,13
Source: | Nov 20th, 2015 10:05AM
Con Brio, the shoreline?s renowned all-auditioned chorus, offers another stellar Christmas concert on Friday, December 11 at 8pm, and Sunday...
Essex Elementary School Holds Talent Showcase
Source: | Nov 18th, 2015 10:40AM
Comedians, jugglers, singers, pianists and Karate masters strutted their stuff at the Essex Elementary School Talent Showcase on Tuesday, November...
Letter from Paris: Je Suis en Terrasse ? Reflections on Life After the Terrorist Attacks
Source: | Nov 16th, 2015 8:49PM
For the second time in 2015, Paris was the target of the terrorists. But, in contrast to the ?Charlie Hebdo? massacre, the attacks were not made...
Head for the Woods with Old Saybrook Land Trust, Saturday
Source: | Nov 16th, 2015 12:00PM
OLD SAYBROOK – Saturday, Nov. 21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Old Saybrook Land Trust will work on their property fronting the Oyster River. The...
Local Firm Receives FDA Approval for Medical Devices
Source: | Nov 16th, 2015 11:42AM
DEEP RIVER ? PCI Medical is pleased to announce that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the ASTRA VR...
Ring in the Season in Chester on Nov. 29
Source: | Nov 16th, 2015 11:19AM
Once again Chester Center will welcome the holidays with its annual Holiday Market on four Sundays, Nov. 29 through Dec. 20, from 11 a.m. to 2...
Gowrie Group Aims to Raise One Million Dollars to Benefit the Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries
Source: | Nov 16th, 2015 10:08AM
?I never expected to hit such tough times, but thank God for the food pantry.?This message was written by a shoreline resident and guest of The...
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