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

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Carolyn Wakeman Featured Photo: Joseph Perkins house, ca. 1890, showing apple trees behind. LHSA  The stately Victorian home of General Joseph…

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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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The dazzling displays of Old Lyme’s gardens have captured the eye of painters and photographers for more than a century.…

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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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The distinctive house with pillared veranda at the foot of Lyme Street that historian Martha J. Lamb described in 1876…

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Today a tangle of scrub trees and the Florence Griswold Museum’s paved driveway occupy the site of the historic Brick…

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