Event Summary

Steamboat service on Long Island Sound

Date

1861

Description

Steamboat service commenced from NYC to Stonington, Conn. and Bristol, R.1., where passengers went on by train to Boston. Service eventually displaced by rail link from NYC to Boston over New London bridge.

Lecture

Enterprise/Commerce

Timeline 1

Maritime New York, 1860 - to present

Timeline 2

Marine Propulsion and Shipbuilding Technology, 1685�1945

Related Locations

New York City

Related Water Bodies

Long Island Sound

Record ID

1118