A History of the
Tod's Point, Great Captain Island
and the Greenwich Shoreline.
ISBN: 9781609492038 / 160949203X
by Karen Jewell
The historic community of Greenwich is nestled along Connecticut’s famed Gold Coast. The shores and waves of Long Island Sound draw people to its unique seaside, which also maintains a peaceful “residents only” beach. In this coastal community, the opportunities for businesses were plentiful, from the exporting of oysters to the Palmer Engine Company, which supplied engines for every lifeboat during World War II. This pristine waterfront is home to historic Tod’s Point and has a plethora of elite yacht clubs dotting the shoreline. Author Karen Jewell chronicles the lives of distinguished citizens and the memories of yesteryear in her latest coastal narrative detailing the Greenwich waterfront.
Setting the Stage
The Island and the Lighthouse
The Mills and Local Industry
Tod's Point and Old Greenwich
Other Subcommunities Along the Greenwich Shoreline: Cos Cob, Riverside, Bruce Park, Steamboat Road, Belle Haven and Byram
The Riverside Yacht Club
The Indian Harbor Yacht Club
The Belle Haven Club
The Yachtsman E.C. Benedict
The Palmer Engine Company
Notable Residents of the Greenwich Waterfront Community
Other Waterside Clubs of Greenwich
Packet Boats and Steamships
The Devastating Hurricane of 1938
More Interesting Historical Facts about Greenwich
The Waterfront Today
Softcover. 160 Pages. Pub 2011.
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