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Home » Ct Trails Weekend » Events 2021 » Groton - Multiple Activities - Self-Guided Thames River Heritage Park Quest - Hidden Thames Street

Groton - Multiple Activities - Self-Guided Thames River Heritage Park Quest - Hidden Thames Street

Map: 
Self-Guided Thames River Heritage Park Quest - Hidden Thames Street
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Event Date: 
Self Guided
Rain Plan: 
Rain or shine.
Follow the clues and learn about the hidden history of Thames Street, the 1781 attack by British forces led by Benedict Arnold, and the ecology of the area and the Thames River estuary as you solve a word puzzle. Finish the Hidden Thames Street Quest then follow the clues in 3 additional quests, while exploring heritage sites that capture the hearts of bird watchers, dog walkers and history buffs alike. 1. Downtown New London Waterfront Park Quest 2. Fort Griswold Quest 3. Fort Trumbull. Download and print the Quest clues from the Thames River Heritage Park included in your registration confirmation. All 'Questers' who finish a TRHP Quest and send a selfie from the final location to info@thamesriverheritagepark.org will be entered into a random weekly prize drawing for a TRHP t-shirt. Finish all 4 TRHP Quest and send 4 photos from each location to increase your chances of winning a TRHP t-shirt. A complimentary roundtrip water taxi ticket* is available to all registered CT Trails Day 'Questers' who send a selfie from the final location to info@thamesriverheritagepark.org. Complimentary tickets will be available at the boats and may be used for any 2021 regularly scheduled ride.
Leader(s): 
Catherine Foley
Leader #1's Cell Number: 
860-443-3352
Leader #1's E-mail Address: 
Total Distance (miles): 
1
Meeting Place: 
Thames River Heritage Park Water Taxi Landing 301 Thames Street, Groton, CT 06340
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