Historic Jewel in Mystic Seaport

By Sandy McBride

Mystic Seaport has long been on our “bucket list” of places we must see.  My friend Dick Garland told me years ago that I would love it.  Well, we finally made it.  After watching two of our grandchildren perform in the Shoreline Actors’ Collective’s “MacBeth” in Clinton, CT on a Sunday afternoon, we headed for Mystic.  We spent a weather-perfect Monday taking in the myriad sights and delights that Mystic Seaport-the Museum of America and the Sea has to offer.  Dick was right.  We loved it.

Those of you who know me may have already guessed that this will not be just about Mystic Seaport.  I often stumble upon a fascinating side story within the big picture.

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