The mission of the Old Lyme Historical Society, Incorporated, is to collect, preserve, and interpret the rich history of Old Lyme, Connecticut and its environs for

the benefit of residents and visitors. 


Aspects of cultural, economic, social, and architectural life in Old Lyme from the earliest settlements to the present are here for the public to view through the internet, exhibits, walking tours, and original publications.

Our Mission


Upcoming Events

 Hidden History

of Old Lyme, Lyme & East Lyme

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

to register email:


 2021 Calendar Launch

 November 19, 2020   3:30 - 5:30 pm

55 Lyme Street front yard - wear your masks!

We will be having an outdoor drive thru Launch Party to celebrate our new 2021 Old Lyme Historical Society Calendar.


 Holiday Book Sales

Three Saturdays in December

We will be outside the Old Lyme Post Office (weather permitting) selling holiday gifts. Watch for actual dates and times.



Back Row: John Pote, Nicholas Westbrook, Ross W. Higgins, Mark Lander, Jill Pilgrim, Mark Terwilliger, Mary Ellen Jewett, Cynthia Taylor, Michaelle Pearson, Robert DiNapoli and James Meehan. Middle Row: Skip Beebe, Kevin Cole, Alison Mitchell, Sandra Joncus and Ted Freeman. Front Row: Dawn McCarthy, Edie Twining, Ann Marie Jewett, Katie Balocca and Elaine Stiles. Not Shown: Tim Griswold, Matthew LaConti, Todd Machnik and Andi Williams.       (Photograph by James Meehan)

Our Team

We are an active board of 20+ local residents working on a variety of projects, installations, archiving and events to support the mission of the Old Lyme Historical Society. 


We'd love to have you become a member and volunteer with us!  

Old Lyme Historical Society

PO BOX 352, 55 Lyme St.

Old Lyme, CT


(860) 434-0684

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