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By John Noyes   Featured Image: Attributed to Thomas LeClear, Morrison R. Waite. Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, February 1876.  The Great…

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by Carolyn Wakeman   Featured image: Jac Lahav, George Washington: Over the Mountain (detail), 2018. Collection of  Jeff and Betsey Cooley…

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By Carolyn Wakeman Featured Image: W. F. Coult house, ca. 1925. Lyme Historical Society Archives at the Florence Griswold Museum The…

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By Charlie Beal Featured Image: Letter from Helen Powers Griswold to Robert H. Griswold, Lyme Historical Society Archives at the Florence…

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by Amy Kurtz Lansing Featured image: Yankee Division Christmas Menu, 1918. Thomas Nason Papers, Lyme Historical Society Archives, Florence Griswold…

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By Patty DeVoe Featured Image: Garden Roads. Chadwick Papers, Lyme Historical Society Archives at the Florence Griswold Museum Open the liquor…

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Feature Photo: [above] The New York and London Packet Ship Southampton 1600 Tons, courtesy of National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London By…

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by Patty DeVoe and Carolyn Wakeman Featured Image: Wishing Well Tea Room, ca. 1930. Lyme Historical Society Archives (LHSA) at…

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by Carolyn Wakeman Featured Image: Old Lyme Congregational Church, showing interior renovations of 1887. Lyme Historical Society Archives (LHSA) at the…

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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 Patty DeVoe Featured image: Interior of the Lyme Art Association Gallery, 1921. Harry Hoffman Papers, Lyme Historical Society Archives/Florence…

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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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