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Holiday Masque: Rum, Rum Runners, and Rapscallions

October 24, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The New London County Historical Society and The Real McCoy invite you to participate in Rum, Rum Runners and Rapscallions.  Dress up, learn the history of Pirates, Privateers, and Rum Runners in southeastern Connecticut, and sample fine rums provided by  The Real McCoy.   In addition there will be a signature rum cocktail available for your enjoyment.


Our executive director will tell the tales of the Pirate Henry Morgan,  Privateer Thomas Allen, and  the rumrunner the Real McCoy, before the tasting.

The NLCHS will be adhering to Covid-19 guidelines for our event, so we only have 80 tickets available. This is a 21 and older event.  Masks are required, costumes are encouraged.  We are hoping to bring in a food truck and are discussing our music options.  Please keep visiting to see updates, or like us on Facebook.

Purchase Tickets!

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Member Ticket $20             Non Member Ticket$25

Event Parking

New London has several parking garages and lots within walking distance to the Shaw Mansion, in addition to street parking.

Water Street Garage – 160 Water Street
Winthrop Blvd Garage – 38 Governor Winthrop Blvd
Green Street Parking Lot – 126-160 Green Street
Street parking on Bank, Blinman, Brewer, Tilley, Howard and Reed Streets

Event Sponsors

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You can find links to our sponsors HERE



October 24, 2020
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Shaw Mansion
11 Blinman Street
New London, CT 06320 United States
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