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Old Lyme 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 Independence Day holiday in 1907 passed without celebration in Old Lyme. Ashes still smoldered from the fire that demolished…

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