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First Congregational Church

by Carolyn Wakeman Featured image: Volute detached from the porch of Florence Griswold House    A piece of hand-carved scrollwork,…

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Midway through Rev. William B. Cary’s leather-bound autograph book, Florence Griswold (1850–1937) and her sisters inscribed their names. They also…

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A simple hand-stitched notebook, its marbled paper cover faded over the centuries, records the religious, educational, and charitable purposes of…

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The gardens that surrounded Old Lyme’s Meetinghouse for more than a century trace the changing needs, tastes, and financial circumstances…

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The identity of the “firebugs” responsible for burning the Old Lyme Meetinghouse remained a mystery throughout the summer of 1907.…

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In the first decade of the 20th century when Ellen Axson Wilson summered in Old Lyme, eight white churches dotted…

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The pastel portrait of Abigail Leverett Noyes drawn by itinerant British artist James Martin ca. 1798 lets us picture a…

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