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    Friday, December 02, 2022

    Seeing history in New London

    Jody Barthel, center, education coordinator at the Custom House Maritime Museum, gathers third-graders from Nathan Hale Arts Magnet School around one of the gun emplacement positions atop the ramparts of Fort Trumbull on Friday, May 17, 2019, in New London. The local history tours, which include visits to the museum, the Shaw Mansion, the Hempsted Houses and the Nathan Hale Schoolhouse in downtown, are funded through a grant for the third- and fourth-graders in the city. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    New London — Jody Barthel, education coordinator at the Custom House Maritime Museum, was leading third-graders from Nathan Hale Arts Magnet School around Fort Trumbull on Friday, part of local history tours.

    The tours, which include visits to the museum, the Shaw Mansion, the Hempsted Houses and the Nathan Hale Schoolhouse in downtown, are funded through a grant for the third- and fourth-graders in the city.

    Third-graders from Nathan Hale Arts Magnet School and kindergarteners from Harbor STEAM Magnet school tour Fort Trumbull on Friday, May 17, 2019, in New London. The local history tours, which include visits to the museum, the Shaw Mansion, the Hempsted Houses and the Nathan Hale Schoolhouse in downtown, are funded through a grant for the third- and fourth-graders in the city. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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    Jody Barthel, far left, education coordinator at the Custom House Maritime Museum, gathers third-graders from Nathan Hale Arts Magnet School atop the ramparts of Fort Trumbull on Friday, May 17, 2019, in New London. The local history tours, which include visits to the museum, the Shaw Mansion, the Hempsted Houses and the Nathan Hale Schoolhouse in downtown, are funded through a grant for the third- and fourth-graders in the city. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
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