Historic Photos

 

Architecture

 
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The First Congregational Church of Old Lyme

circa 1920

OLHSI Archives
Memorial Town Hall, 1921

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Baptist Church, Old Lyme,
circa 1920

Jennifer Hill House Collection
The Lord House, circa 1890

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

Courtesy of Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library
The Sill House, circa 1885

OLHSI Archives
Florence Griswold House, circa 1910

Courtesy of Florence Griswold Museum
Charles H. Ludington House, circa 1903

Luddington Family Collection
Center School, Lyme Street, 1913

OLHSI Archives
Lyme Street Looking North, circa 1934

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

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

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Boxwood Manor Inn, circa 1920

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Davis Furniture Shop, circa 1935

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Ferry Tavern Hotel, circa 1950

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Community

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Revelers on the beach at Sound View, circa 1910

Jim Lampos Collection
Tea on the lawn, Lyme Art Gallery, circa 1924

Jennifer Hill House Collection
Haynes Garage, Main Street in Old Lyme, 1936

Courtesy of the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe and Cafe
Lyme Art Association, artists at work, circa 1925

Courtesy of Lyme Art Association
James Riddle's Team of white horses pulling old town hall down Lyme Street, circa 1921

OLHSI Archive
Sound View Beach on "Beach Day", circa 1915

Jim Lampos Collection
The Sinnott-Breen Cottage, circa 1921

Courtesy of the Breen Family
Hartford Avenue, No Thoroughfare, circa 1920

Jennifer Hill House Collection
Ruby Chapman, also known as 'The Candy Lady' with her mule Mike, circa 1910

Jim Lampos Collection
Hurricane of 1938 devastated Hawk's Nest Beach

OLHSI Archive
Election Day - Tuesday November 7th 1900

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

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Transportation

 
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Black Hall Memorial Bridge, circa 1900

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

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Lieutenant River Bridge, on Ferry Road, circa 1900

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Antique Cars displayed at Lyme Auto Service, circa 1925

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"The Lady Fenwick", the Ferry to Lyme, circa 1890

James Meehan Collection
Trolley on Lyme Street, circa 1915

Cynthia Taylor Collection
Connecticut River Bridge, looking east, Opening Day - August 24th, 1911

OLHSI Archives
Connecticut River Bridge, looking west, circa 1911

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Raymond E. Baldwin Bridge, looking east, 1948

Cynthia Taylor Collection
Old Lyme Black Hall Railroad Station, circa 1910

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Sound View Railroad Station, circa 1925

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South Lyme Station and Post Office, circa 1940

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Old Lyme Historical Society

PO BOX 352, 55 Lyme St.

Old Lyme, CT

06371

(860) 434-0684

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