Deep River is located in Middlesex County off of Highway 5 between Chester and Essex.
Deep River was once an ivory-processing center, with a piano-key factory on the main street.
Deep River was original colony of Saybrook. Settled in 1635 it's famous for its annual Muster on the third Saturday in July. The town hosts visitors from all over the world who come to watch or participate in the more than 100 fife and drum corps.
Local attractions include: Selden Neck State Park, Gillette Castle State Park, Cranberry Pond, Cockaponset State Forest, Hamburg Cove, Lower Pond, Upper Pond, Lord Cove, Selden Cove, and the Connecticut River.
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