The Mohegan Sun Casino came to life in 1996. It is owned and operated by the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut.
The…More Mohegans began as the Wolf clan of the Delaware tribe, in upstate New York. The Wolf clan left the main tribe, made a new home in Connecticut and became the Mohegan tribe.
Mohegan Sun has three casinos, along with 1,200 hotel rooms, 40 restaurants, a 130,000-square-foot retail area and a variety of entertainment venues. The gaming area is more than 300,000-square-feet.
There is also a 20,000-square-foot spa, a 10,000-square-foot indoor pool, a top-notch business center and an indoor waterfall.
Mohegan Community and Government Center 13 Crow Hill Rd, Uncasville, CT06382 The Mohegan Community and Government Center is the community center for the Mohegan Tribe Indian Nation in Connecticut.…More This is the location for government affairs as well as educational opportunities and more.
The church's Web site tells the story of how, in 1831, Lucy Occom Tantaquidgeon and her daughter and granddaughter…More gave a piece of land to the Mohegan Tribe to build a community church.
The women believed that if the Mohegan were to survive in an increasingly white world, the tribe would have to "demonstrate themselves a 'Christianized' people."
Today, the church - charming, renovated, serene - serves the tribe and all who live in the area. "We come together to glorify God through worship, engage our faith actively and share with others our Christian beliefs."
Shantok Village of Uncas 200 Fort Shantok Rd, Uncasville, CT06382 The park, formerly known as Fort Shantok State Park, was purchased by the Mohegan Tribe, operators of the Mohegan…More Sun Resort Casino in Uncasville, and many changes have been made to transform this piece of property.
The park is now named Shantok, Village of Uncas, to put more emphasis on the historical aspect of the park acting as an Indian village rather than as a fort where the tribe defended itself against enemies.
The new Freedom Forest section of the park, opened during the summer of 2006, includes a gravel trail that branches off a small gravel road branching from the entrance road of the park.
The small gravel road leads to additional parking, several picnic tables, views of a small dam, and a field near the railroad tracks along the Thames River.
While it is possible to walk down to the railroad tracks, it is strongly discouraged since this rail line is still active and occasionally is used to haul freight.
It also leads to a view of the two-lane Mohegan Pequot Bridge (Route 2A) which crosses the river to Preston.
Additionally, there is an outstanding view of the decaying brick buildings of the sprawling Norwich State Hospital campus.