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: Depending on salinity, salt water freezes at about 28.4 degrees F.

: The Hudson is frozen over apart from the shipping channel that
: cutters keep open.

: It gets this cold from time to time, and people used to ride across
: the Hudson in horse drawn sleighs or automobiles in days before
: the channel was kept open:
: https://hudsonvalleyone.com/2016/02/11/iced-over-crossing-the-hudson-in-winter-before-the-bridges-were-built/
: I know someone whose grandmother skated across from Tarrytown in
: days gone by.

: They're breaking out the ice boats up the river:
: http://www.hriyc.org/current.html .

Selden Brewer was a successful tobacco grower in East Hartford, who built his impressive house between 1827 and 1833. A tradition about the house states that Selden’s father, Samuel Brewer, transported the bricks used in the house‘s construction from Wethersfield over the frozen Connecticut River in 1827.
http://historicbuildingsct.com/?p=2004

Some of you might know Tony M. of Ricka. Check out his New Year's Eve Day video of his paddle encountering ice in Wickford.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6KVTgjSktU

I watched the ice yachts on Bantam Lake years ago. I had no idea at the time that it was an international sport!

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