Historical archives say the Rocky Hill Ferry has been crossing the Connecticut River between the towns of Rocky Hill and Glastonbury continuously since 1655.
The Washington Post is reporting:
Oldest operating US ferry, dating to 1655, to close as part of Connecticut state budget cuts
It is among two historic ferries that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration has put on the chopping block to close a $1.6 billion budget gap.
The complete Washington Post post via the AP is here.