Built between 1826 and 1830, Groton's granite obelisk is the oldest of its type in the Country
In 1954, Electric Boat launched the USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear powered submarine
Electric Boat Expects to Hire 14,000 Workers in the Next 12 Years
The U.S. Coast Guard ran an enlisted training facility at Groton's Avery Point campus from 1942-1967.
Groton is home to the only regulation size outdoor roller hockey rink in Connecticut.
Banjos, mandolins and ukuleles were produced by Groton’s Bacon Banjo Co. from 1920-1938.