Volunteer Irving Moy is surrounded by a group of gun crew statues as he adjusts his ladder while working on painting a gun casemate at Fort Trumbull in New London as part of the Civil War Trust's annual Park Day Program Saturday March 31, 2012. This is the first year that Fort Trumbull has been designated a Park Day clean up site by the Civil War Trust. Volunteers including United States Coast Guard Academy cadets and members of the Company F of the 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Civil…
Crew members aboard the U.S. Coast Guard training barque Eagle, from left, Seaman Garrett Henderson, Seaman Toler Alexander and Boatswain's Mate Third Class Frona Walls Parrish, rig the foresail while docked Monday at Fort Trumbull State Park in New London.
The Coast Guard Academy corp of cadets march onto the Washington Parade Ground for the regimental review in honor of the Coast Guard Foundation Friday, March 30, 2012. The review was the first of seven scheduled for the spring.
After the Amistad is repaired and passes its Coast Guard inspections, the plan is for the ship to spend the warm weather months operating between New Haven, New London and Mystic, running youth educational programs, day sails and short trips.
(Fort Trumbull State Park, New London, Connecticut). In 1775, Governor Jonathan Trumbull recommended the building of a fortification at the port of New London to protect the seat of the government of Connecticut. Built on a rocky point of land near the mouth of the Thames River on Long Island Sound, the fort was completed in 1777. In 1781, the fort was attacked and captured by British forces under the command of Benedict Arnold.
Wanton Arnold Weaver New London, Conn. 1850 A 6th plate image of Wanton Arnold Weaver. Born East Greenwich R. I.- 7th Feb. 1795. Died, New London Conn.- September 24, 1866. He was a man of wide influence both in civil and religious life. Severed 2 terms in the State Legislature- was a carpenter, a merchant, an owner of whaling vessels, a bank director and father of 12 children!