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Ye Olde Connecticut River Cove Warehouse

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A Piece of Connecticut’s History

The Connecticut River has always had an important part in our history. The river is navigable from Saybrook Point, at the mouth of the River, north up until Hartford. During colonial times, ships would anchor and often their provisions would be loaded into cove warehouses along the river.

Ye Olde Connecticut River Cove Warehouse Barn

Be sure to check out this historic barn architecture when you visit Connecticut as it dates from mid 1600’s – Another photo from my many daytrips.

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30 comments

  1. Wow that looks like an amazing old building! Just gorgeous!

    Happy WW

  2. there is something about country side that rocks my inside :)

    Hapy WW

  3. Oh…you just made me miss New England. I’m not from there, but my hubby is and I feel so comfortable and happy every time we go back to visit.

    What an AWESOME picture!
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  4. It’s a good thing that it’s still standing :)

    Happy WW!
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  5. What a great picture! Happy WW :)

  6. So beautiful! I really miss New England.
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  7. Cool shot. I love old historical sites. new England has so many great ones. probably why my dream is to move there and raise my family. So much history. And lots of haunted places too. oh, and light houses. I love light houses!
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  8. I love Connecticut. It is so beautiful. I would love to visit again.
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  9. What a great find! Happy WW!
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  10. Cindy, you find so many gems! Great photo of it, too. :)
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  11. Forgot to check the button on my last comment. :)

  12. That is very cool! I can’t believe those are still standing after all this time!
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  13. Wow that is really cool! So the river has receded? Did I interpret that correctly? Or is the warehouse set back along the river? That would be a good setting for a crime novel (yes, I should write one, I see scenes for them in my head all the time – but not in a weird psycho way)
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  14. That is such a great shot, that building just looks so good.
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  15. Love it!
    Happy WW!
    Kasandria
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  16. I love old buildings! I miss the barns that used to have the ads painted on the sides on the way to my aunt’s house.

  17. i love these old buildings. you can just see the halo of history …

    happy WW!
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  18. So beautiful! I miss living on the east coast. I was born in Conn. Happy WW!
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  19. I love shots like that! They remind us to slow down and enjoy life.
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  20. Beautiful photo! Happy WW!

  21. Beautiful photo! Looks like an amazing piece of history!
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  22. Wow, that’s really old! Very cool.
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  23. Cool shot! I love learning about history.
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  24. That is very cool! I love seeing a little bit of history still standing.
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  25. Oh wow! That is really a great picture!~
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  26. Hi Kim – the river has various coves between Saybrook and Hartford. This cove originally had 6 such warehouses, and this is the last one standing. The warehouse is set back on land I’d say maybe 100 feet. The warehouse is built to withstand the crest of flood level waters, which do happen. I’ve actually seen it.

  27. Great to see some Connecticut History!

    (From another blogger in Connecticut)
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  28. What an awesome picture and with such history. WOW
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  29. Hi Aldon ~ Always nice to have you stop by! I like to show off our state!

  30. Love this. Glad I found you collection of photos. GREAT!
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