Old Lyme Historical Society

PO BOX 352, 55 Lyme St.

Old Lyme, CT

06371

(860) 434-0684

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Newsletters Archive

 

2019

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Issue 31

SUMMER 2019 CURRENT ISSUE

  • Mapping the Duck River Cemetery

2019 - 2014

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Issue 30

SPRING 2019

  • Expanded walking tour of Lyme Street

  • New survey of historic buildings in Old Lyme

  • Women's History Month

Issue 29

NOVEMBER 2018

  • Profile - Lucius

  • Horatio Biglow, III

Issue 28

SUMMER 2018

  • OLHS Antiques Appraisal Fair

Issue 27

SPRING 2018

  • Crossing the Connecticut River to Old Lyme

Issue 26

NOVEMBER 2017

  • People, places & things from the OLHS Archives

Issue 25

SUMMER 2017

  • OLHS Brings renewed life to "The Grand Drape"

  • General Lafayette visits Old Lyme

Issue 24

SPRING 2017

  • A History of Old Grange Hall #162

  • The Lyme Tea Party

Issue 23

DECEMBER 2016

  • OLHS Antiques Appraisal Fair

Issue 22

SUMMER 2016

  • Museum Quality Doll House donated to OLHS

Issue 21

SPRING 2016

  • Proposed High Speed Rail cuts through Old Lyme Historic District

  • Sears catalogue homes in Old Lyme

  • Old Lyme profile - Platt Hubbard

Issue 20

DECEMBER 2015

  • The Peckham Family letters

Issue 19

SUMMER 2015

  • OLHS 10th Anniversary 2005 - 2015

  • Middle School students chair art project

  • Old Lyme profile - Charles H. Chadwick 1874 - 1953

 

Issue 18

SPRING 2015

  • Letters to Papa: Charlie Chadwick's Summers in Old Lyme

  • Old Lyme Profile - Evelyn MacCurdy Salisbury

Issue 17

DECEMBER 2014

  • The Loving Parting - Lyme separates from Old Saybrook

Issue 16

AUTUMN 2014

  • Help us to go over the top - Capital Campaign Letter 

  • Capital Campaign Gift from noted artist Catherine Christiano

 

 

2014 - 2006

Issue 15

SUMMER 2014

  • Welcome to our new home - OLHS purchases the Grange as their new home.

Issue 14

SPRING 2014

  • The Grange – The Beginning of the Journey to Purchase the Grange

Issue 13

AUTUMN 2013

  • Noteworthy  Houses of Old Lyme includes a poster and booklet describing each house.

  • Railroad comes to the CT Shoreline

Issue 12

WINTER 2012

  • OLHSI archives a new home – moved to the Town Hall temporarily.

  • Charles Griswold Bartlett: Mapping Old Lyme’s waterways.

Issue 11

SPRING 2012

  • The trolley along the shoreline

  • The Nehantics – town historian John Pfeiffer did a lecture and slide presentation on the Nehantics

  • Old Lyme Profile – James B Noyes

Issue 10

SUMMER-FALL 2011

  • The Charm of the Place: Book, reception explore Old Lyme in the 1920’s

  • Old Lyme Profile – Mary Jean Vasiloff

 

Issue 9

WINTER 2011

  • New walking tour to hit the streets sonThe life and times of the Old Lyme A&P

  • Old Lyme Profile – Sylvia Marsh
     

Issue 8

SUMMER 2010

  • Sound View and more: history of Old Lyme’s beaches explored in new book

  • Exhibit Caroline Zinsser discuss book about pioneering local physician – Vine Utley

  • Old Lyme profile – Mervin Roberts

Issue 7

WINTER 2010

  • Telling stories out of school: Society launches oral history project. Did you know?

  • Harold and Hilma Berggren

Issue 6

SPRING 2009

  • New Land Savers book opening at Florence Griswold Museum.

  • New OLHSI program offers local history scholarship.

  • Historian Jon Pfeiffer story on Stanley Davis and slavery in our region’s past.

  • Museum‐like McCurdy Road house held “yesterday’s treasures”

Issue 5

WINTER 2009

  • Old Lyme’s unique history comes alive in 2008 Recalling the 1938 hurricane

  • Did you know – an article about the Black Hall Store. Historian John Pfeiffer explores Old Lyme’s maritime tradition

Issue 4

SUMMER 2008

  • Society gets its own office – Rental agreement with PGN Library provides a Room with a view.

  • Historian John Pfeiffer tells captivating tales of “legalized piracy”

  • Did you know – featuring the building on the corner of Lyme Street and Ferry Road.

Issue 3

WINTER 2008

  • Historical Society plans for 2008: Tours, publications and community outreach

Issue 2

WINTER 2007

  • Duck River Cemetery Visit

  • Tales of Local Steamboats

  • “Poverty Island” a memoir about local life in Old Lyme. New publication has been released.

Issue 1

WINTER 2006

  • New Society focuses on bringing to life to town’s past“

  • First Settlers” project traces Old Lyme’s creating and growth