The other morning Mistah went out into the foggy day and found himself in a town that vastly resembles a certain namesake across The Pond . . .
website, is one of 42 forts constructed for the defense of the U.S. coast; the whole group became known as the Third System of Fortification.
The DEP website says about Fort Griswold State Park:
This is the historic site where, on September 6, 1781, British Forces, commanded by the infamous Benedict Arnold, captured the Fort and massacred 88 of the 165 defenders stationed there.
Connecticut, y'all. Old. And full of rapscallions.
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And then, there, in the distance, there she is . . .
The Barque Eagle. America's Tall Ship, which is harbored right here in little ol'