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Upcoming Events

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2023 Lecture Series

Thursday, May 25th 7:00 

WWI - Memorials of Connecticut

Presented by Richard Franklin Donohue


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May 29th 2023 at 

The Old Lyme Memorial Day Parade!

Join in the fun and see all your favorite Old Lyme groups as we march from the fire station to Duck River Cemetary.


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Witness Stones in Old Lyme

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Witness Stones in Old Lyme mark sites of enslavement and serve as memorials to vital but forgotten members of our community. The small brass plaques embedded along Lyme Street present details drawn from land records, emancipation certificates, and other primary sources that document the circumstances of those who lived here enslaved. The plaques, installed flush with the ground, have been placed primarily on the west side of the street. An interpretive sign and map of the Old Lyme Witness Stones Project is located on the lawn of the Old Lyme Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library. Postcards of the project are available at the Old Lyme Memorial Town Hall and at Partnership locations throughout the town.  

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Back row: Mary Dangremond, Cindi Taylor,  Steve Joncus, Ross W. Higgins    Seated on porch: Sandra Joncus, Alison Mitchell, Mary Ellen Jewett, JIll Pilgram, Edie Twining   Seated on top step: Nancy Mol, Ann Marie Jewett, Katie Balocca, Dawn McCarthy   Front Row from standing on left: John Pote, Matt Ward, Mark Terwilliger, Skip Bebee, Ned Farman, Jim Meehan    Not shown in photo: Elaine Stiles, Jill Todd, Steve MacAusland, & Matt LaConti

Photograph by James Meehan, ©2022


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!  

Our Mission

The mission of the Old Lyme Historical Society is

to Collect, Preserve, Interpret, and Promote the rich history of

Old Lyme and it's environs for the benefit of residents and visitors.

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