Historic Photos

 

Architecture

 
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The First Congregational Church of Old Lyme circa 1920 OLHSI Archives

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Memorial Town Hall, 1921 OLHSI Archives

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Baptist Church, Old Lyme, circa 1920 Jennifer Hill House Collection

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The Lord House, circa 1890 Courtesy of Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library

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Old Lyme Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library, 1899 Courtesy of Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library

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The Sill House, circa 1885 OLHSI Archives

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Florence Griswold House, circa 1910 Courtesy of Florence Griswold Museum

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Charles H. Ludington House, circa 1903 Luddington Family Collection

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Center School, Lyme Street, 1913 OLHSI Archives

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Lyme Street Looking North, circa 1934 OLHSI Archive

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Original Old Lyme Inn on Ferry Road, circa 1900 OLHSI Archive

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Old Lyme Grange, photo by Mabel Harris, circa 1929 OLHSI Archives

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Boxwood Manor Inn, circa 1920 OLHSI Archive

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Davis Furniture Shop, circa 1935 OLHSI Archive

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Ferry Tavern Hotel, circa 1950 OLHSI Archive

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Community

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Revelers on the beach at Sound View, circa 1910 Jim Lampos Collection

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Tea on the lawn, Lyme Art Gallery, circa 1924 Jennifer Hill House Collection

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Haynes Garage, Main Street in Old Lyme, 1936 Courtesy of the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe and Cafe

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Lyme Art Association, artists at work, circa 1925 Courtesy of Lyme Art Association

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James Riddle's Team of white horses pulling old town hall down Lyme Street, circa 1921 OLHSI Archive

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Sound View Beach on "Beach Day", circa 1915 Jim Lampos Collection

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The Sinnott-Breen Cottage, circa 1921 Courtesy of the Breen Family

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Hartford Avenue, No Thoroughfare, circa 1920 Jennifer Hill House Collection

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Ruby Chapman, also known as 'The Candy Lady' with her mule Mike, circa 1910 Jim Lampos Collection

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Hurricane of 1938 devastated Hawk's Nest Beach OLHSI Archive

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Election Day - Tuesday November 7th 1900 OLHSI Archive

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Old Lyme Fire Department volunteers with new firetruck, 1924 OLHSI Archives

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Transportation

 
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Black Hall Memorial Bridge, circa 1900 OLHSI Archive

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Old Lyme Ferry Boat "Colonial" at Lyme Landing, Old Lyme, circa 1905 OLHSI Archives

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Lieutenant River Bridge, on Ferry Road, circa 1900 OLHSI Archives

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Antique Cars displayed at Lyme Auto Service, circa 1925 OLHSI Archives

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"The Lady Fenwick", the Ferry to Lyme, circa 1890 James Meehan Collection

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Trolley on Lyme Street, circa 1915 Cynthia Taylor Collection

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Connecticut River Bridge, looking east, Opening Day - August 24th, 1911 OLHSI Archives

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Connecticut River Bridge, looking west, circa 1911 OLHSI Archive

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Raymond E. Baldwin Bridge, looking east, 1948 Cynthia Taylor Collection

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Old Lyme Black Hall Railroad Station, circa 1910 OLHSI Archives

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Sound View Railroad Station, circa 1925 OLHSI Archive

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South Lyme Station and Post Office, circa 1940 OLHSI Archives

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