Not Many People Know The Surprising History Of This Connecticut Town

Essex is a town in Connecticut known for its beauty and Groundhog Day parade. What many people don’t realize is that this old town has quite a fascinating history. It’s in a small club of American cities that were never invaded by a foreign power.

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Each year, a local group commemorates the “Burning of the Ships” event by parading down Main Street in period naval uniforms. By tradition, the event is not publicized

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Address: Essex, CT, USA