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Daphne Ely was a resident of Lyme and active community member, but before settling down in the town where her…

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Margaret Brown, who was president of the Florence Griswold Museum and the Lyme Historical Society from 1968 to 1974, was…

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Captain Robert Griswold is remembered as a respected sea captain who owned one of the grandest homes in Old Lyme…

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Elsie Ferguson, a celebrated Broadway actress and star of the silent screen during the World War I era, settled in…

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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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Margaret Mather (1787–1866), called “Peggy” by her family and in Lyme’s birth records, moved to Albany when she reached the…

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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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