Fort Shantok, in Montville, Connecticut, was the site of the principal Mohegan settlement between 1636 to 1682 and the sacred ground of Uncas, one the most prominent and influential Mohegan leader and statesman of his era. Originally part of Mohegan reservation lands, the property was taken by the state of Connecticut in the 20th century and Fort Shantok State Park was established. In 1995, following legal action by the tribe to recover its lands, the state returned the park to Mohegan contro
A large boulder called Cochegan Rock is important to the Mohegan people. It is thought to be where the leader Uncas held tribal councils, or meetings. It is located in the eastern part of the state of Connecticut. Also known as Sheegan Rock. Thames River Connecticut | ... :PSM V37 D210 Sheegan rock close to the thames river connecticut.jpg
1931 - Connecticut - A Fun and Funky Little Vintage Picture Map....
Garde Theatre opened in 1926. It was one of six new movie palaces being built at the time in Connecticut and Massachusetts by Arthur Friend, a New York movie studio attorney and early partner of Cecil B. DeMille, and was named for Walter Garde, a prominent businessman. The Art Deco building, the work of architect Arland Johnson, featured a lavish Moorish and Egyptian Revival interior, typical of the movie palaces of the time. The theater was owned by Warner Brothers from 1929 to 1978.
Abigail Hinman, painted by Daniel Huntington, c. 1854. From the collection of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum. Abigail Hinman was a resident of New London, Connecticut, who took up arms against the turncoat Benedict Arnold when he assaulted that city in the Revolutionary War.