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By Carolyn Wakeman The fire that ravaged the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris on April 15, 2019, recalls the…

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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 Feature Image: Matilda Browne, Untitled [Yellow House with Yellow Roses], after 1918. Oil on wood. Private Collection The…

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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 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 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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Election day in 1900 fell on Tuesday, November 6, and Old Lyme’s eligible voters cast their ballots at the town…

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