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farming

by Charlie Beal Featured Photo (above): Coult farm, looking east from Tantummaheag, ca. 1890. LHSA The Coult family farm likely started…

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  by John Noyes Featured Image: Charles H. Davis, Hillside Road, Mystic, Connecticut, 1924. Oil on canvas. Florence Griswold Museum, Gift…

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Old Lyme’s prominent families traditionally used marriage ties to extend their property, wealth, and status. William Ely Coult (1797–1877) ignored…

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Shad nets stored on wooden reels were once a familiar sight along the Connecticut River. This photograph, taken ca. 1885…

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