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Jun 27, 2016

More stories from "Small Towns, Big Stories," the summer 2016 issue of Connecticut Explored .

Poetry and Patriots in Stonington

A visit to an unexpected listing on the National Register of Historic Places: poet James Merrill's fourth-floor walk-up pied-a-terre in Stonington. Special guest poet-in-residence Noah Warren reads from Merrill's work and reveals how this place inspired both his and Merrill's poetry. And Beth Moore of the Stonington Historical Society gives us a highlights tour of historic sites in Stonington.

Shack Attack: Summer Eats in Connecticut

Find out where to get great clams, hot dogs, and ice cream at Connecticut's most iconic roadside food shacks.