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Incorporated in 1639, the town of Essex consists of three villages: Essex, Centerbrook and Ivoryton. Settled around the Falls River and Connecticut River, Essex boasts scenic views, historic architecture, gracious tree-lined streets, eclectic shops, marinas, acclaimed restaurants and a remarkable history.
The Connecticut River and the Sound are perfect for sailing and power boating and provides an easy day trip to Long Island. For fishing, the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound are fertile waters for a variety of species. The town is home to numerous civic groups, an active historical society and garden club. It is well known for a variety of the parades that it hosts each year, including one on Groundhog Day and the Burning of the Ships Parade, which commemorates the 1814 British raid that left dozens of ships ablaze in the harbor. The Essex Steam Train hosts many events during the year; A Day with Thomas, The Christmas Express and The Dinner Train which delight children and adults of all ages.
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