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New Haven Connecticut

Updated on March 16, 2013

A New England city and port - New Haven, Connecticut

This page provides information about New Haven Connecticut, a popular and vibrant city known for its beauty and nautical charm.

New Haven one of New England's many coastal cities. The city offers industry, tourism, a commercial fishing port, arts, fine cuisine and other amenities.

New Haven Connecticut

New Haven Connecticut is one of the most beautiful and popular New England cities.

Wikipedia describes the city as "New Haven is the third largest municipality in Connecticut, with a core population of about 124,000 people......it is located in New Haven County, on New Haven Harbor, on the northern shore of Long Island Sound."

The city is the home of Yale University, one of the oldest and most prestigious American universities. Yale is a private research university a member of the Ivy League. Founded in 1701, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

New Haven Connecticut Links

Visit these links for more information on New Haven Connecticut.

A Guide to Historic New Haven, Connecticut (History & Guide (History Press))
A Guide to Historic New Haven, Connecticut (History & Guide (History Press))

Written by New Haven native Colin M. Caplan, author of New Haven (Then & Now) and an active member of the local architecture and preservation community. He founded Magrisso Forte, a design-based consulting firm dedicated to fostering awareness of New Haven's cultural resources. This book details eighteen walks and nine guided driving/biking tours around the city.

 
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Connecticut Commercial Fishing - Seafood

Connecticut commercial fishing is an important industry to coastal towns. Connecticut fishermen harvest fish and seafood from Long Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. Seafood landings include sea scallops, silver hake, squid, flounder, butterfish, American lobsters, scup, monkfish and other species. In 2006, the ex-vessel value of the commercial wild harvest exceeded $16 million.

New Haven CT Museums

New Haven is home to an unusually high number of museums for a city of its size. Visitors can view art by Vincent Van Gogh at the Yale University Art Gallery, see Egyptian mummies at the Peabody Museum of Natural History and world-renowned paintings from UK artists at the Yale Center for British Art. Another popular New Haven art museum is Artspace.

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      Mary Beth Granger 6 years ago from O'Fallon, Missouri, USA

      Thanks for the information.