Record ID: 136

Site Name

Mystic

Type

Seaport - American

Description

village (1990 pop. 2,618; 2000 pop. 4,001), at the mouth of the Mystic R., SE Conn.; 41�21'N 71�57'W� It is� known for the Mystic Marinelife Aquarium, from which Robert Ballard and the Inst. for Underseas Exploration operate. Mystic Seaport Mus. chronicles the village�s historical importance in colonial Conn.�s fishing and whaling industries and offers river and sound cruises aboard historic ships�