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History of Old Lyme, Connecticut, USA

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Old Lyme, Connecticut, USA

Old Lyme, New London, Connecticut, USA
The town of Old Lyme contains several villages, including Black Hall, Laysville, Lyme, Soundview, and South Lyme.

Old Lyme, in New London County, is located in southeast Connecticut on the mouth of the Connecticut River where it meets the Long Island Sound. Formerly known as Black Hall, it separated from Saybrook in 1655. It then incorporated as South Lyme, apart from Lyme, in May of 1855, and received its current name in 1857... connecticuthistory.org

Albert Einstein had a summer home in the town of Old Lyme. courant.com



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  • 1855 - (Old Lyme, CT) incorporate as South Lyme, apart from Lyme, in May of 1855.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ old-lyme/

  • 1857 - (Old Lyme, CT) - South Lyme renamed Old Lyme

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ old-lyme/

  • News 1886 - An Eagle Rang the Bell.
    [New London Telegram.]

    A large eagle was captured in Old Lyme on Saturday. It was of the bald-headed species, and upon its neck was securely...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Old Lyme
    Old Lyme, a township of New London co., Conn. Pop. 1362. It contains Lyme, Old Lyme (a village), and South Lyme. The village of Old Lyme is 4 mile...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Old Lyme, a township (town) of New London co., Conn. Pop. in 1900, 1180.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

  • Old Lyme, Connecticut, USA
    Boxwood Manor Gardenside from Apple Orchard
    Old Lyme, Conn.
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    Main Throughfare, Old Lyme, Conn.
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    Library, Old Lyme, Conn.
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Boxwood Manor Gardenside from Apple Orchard
Old Lyme, Conn.
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Old Lyme, Connecticut, USA
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Main Throughfare, Old Lyme, Conn.
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Old Lyme, Connecticut, USA
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Library, Old Lyme, Conn.
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  • 1855 - (Old Lyme, CT) incorporate as South Lyme, apart from Lyme, in May of 1855.

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ old-lyme/
  • 1857 - (Old Lyme, CT) - South Lyme renamed Old Lyme

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ old-lyme/
  • News  1886 - An Eagle Rang the Bell.
    [New London Telegram.]

    A large eagle was captured in Old Lyme on Saturday. It was of the bald-headed species, and upon its neck was securely... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Old Lyme
    Old Lyme, a township of New London co., Conn. Pop. 1362. It contains Lyme, Old Lyme (a village), and South Lyme. The village of Old Lyme is 4 mile... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Old Lyme, a township (town) of New London co., Conn. Pop. in 1900, 1180.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

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