Stonington Harbor, photo New England Boating, Tom Richardson.
TheDay.com: The early 19th-century jetty behind Stonington [Connecticut] Commons is not only considered one of the oldest public works projects in the country, it once was so smooth that horse-drawn carriages and trucks drove out to its end to pick up and deliver goods to docked boats.
That ended when the Hurricane of 1938 severely damaged the structure. Since then, storms such as Hurricane Sandy have continued its deterioration, prompting concerns about its long-term ability to protect the inner part of Stonington Harbor.
Read more about the repairs to Stonington’s jetty.
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