Built between 1826 and 1830, Groton's granite obelisk is the oldest of its type in the Country
Mystic Pizza was the inspiration for the1988 film that launched Julia Roberts' career.
Banjos, mandolins and ukuleles were produced by Groton’s Bacon Banjo Co. from 1920-1938.
In 1954, Electric Boat launched the USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear powered submarine
The average travel time for employees commuting to Groton is 19 minutes.
The U.S. Coast Guard ran an enlisted training facility at Groton's Avery Point campus from 1942-1967.
A 1916 Donald Ross design, Shennecossett is ranked by Golf.com as a top 50 course for under $50
Electric Boat Expects to Hire 14,000 Workers in the Next 12 Years
Groton is home to the only regulation size outdoor roller hockey rink in Connecticut.
In 1800's, Groton mathematician Nathan Daboll and his family published the New England Almanac.