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East Lyme, Connecticut, USA

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Where is East Lyme, Connecticut, USA? 

East Lyme, New London, Connecticut, USA
East Lyme is a town in New London County, Connecticut, United States. East Lyme is located in southern New London County, west of Waterford and New London and east of Lyme. Long Island Sound is to the south.

The town consists primarily of two villages, Flanders and Niantic. It is common for the town of East Lyme to be erroneously called "Niantic", due to this side of town being the "beach" side which is popular with tourists and visitors in the summer months. Niantic's population doubles in the summer months for the beach season, and it has a much higher density than the more sparsely populated Flanders side of town, which is known for its apple orchards, the town's high school, and forest. Wikipedia

A quaint seaside village community on the beautiful Connecticut shoreline, East Lyme is located just 20 minutes south of Mystic and has much to offer visitors to the town. Unique shops, great restaurants, a mile-long Boardwalk overlooking beautiful Long Island Sound, and special events throughout the year are just some of the reasons to visit.www.discovereastlyme.com/


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East Lyme, Connecticut, USA - Oldest house in East Lyme
East Lyme, Connecticut, USA

Oldest house in East Lyme

East Lyme, Connecticut, USA - Rocky Neck State Park, East Lyme, Conn.
East Lyme, Connecticut, USA

Rocky Neck State Park, East Lyme, Conn.
East Lyme, Connecticut, USA - Ye Golden Spur Inn, East Lyme, Conn.
East Lyme, Connecticut, USA

Ye Golden Spur Inn, East Lyme, Conn.
East Lyme, Connecticut, USA - Souvenir Spoons, Golden Spur Park, East Lyme, Conn. On the New London & East Lyme St. Ry.
East Lyme, Connecticut, USA

Souvenir Spoons, Golden Spur Park, East Lyme, Conn. On the New London & East Lyme St. Ry.

"...Golden Spur is a community located at the head of... Read MORE...
East Lyme, Connecticut, USA - Ye Golden Spur Inn and Dancing Pavilion, Ye Golden Spur Park, on the New London and East Lyme Street Railway
East Lyme, Connecticut, USA

Ye Golden Spur Inn and Dancing Pavilion, Ye Golden Spur Park, on the New London and East Lyme Street Railway
East Lyme, Connecticut, USA - Flanders School

Public Elementary School -
East Lyme, Connecticut, USA

Flanders School

Public Elementary School - "Flanders School serves most of the village of Flanders. It is located an eighth mile west of Flanders... Read MORE...
East Lyme, Connecticut, USA - Niantic River Yacht Basin, Niantic, Conn.
East Lyme, Connecticut, USA

Niantic River Yacht Basin, Niantic, Conn.
East Lyme, Connecticut, USA - Crocker Farms Drive-In Restaurant and Bar-Lounge, 5 miles west of New London Bridge, East Lyme, Conn.
East Lyme, Connecticut, USA

Crocker Farms Drive-In Restaurant and Bar-Lounge, 5 miles west of New London Bridge, East Lyme, Conn.

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1839 - The Town of East Lyme, consisting of the Villages of Flanders and Niantic, was incorporated in 1839, having been set off from Lyme to the west and Waterford to the east.
Flanders was then the population center for the town, with several mills, schools and churches, as...Read MORE...

News  1874 - Never Gets Out of Bed
There is a man in East Lyme who has kept his bed for six years because he was once disappointed in...Read MORE...

News  1880 Fire
At East Lyme, Conn.
The woolen mill of the Atlantic Mills Co., at East Lyme, Ct., was burned...Read MORE...

News  1898 Christmas in East Lyme
ALL THE CHILDREN AND THEIR ELDERS CELEBRATE THE DAY.

Saturday night was a red letter time for...Read MORE...

1916
East Lyme, a post-village of New London co., Conn., about 7 miles WNW. of New London. The township...Read MORE...

1954 - Hurricane Carol - HURRICANE ROARS ACROSS LONG ISLAND. FIVE KILLED BY STORM IN NEW ENGLAND.
...Four thousand campers at Hammonassett State Park, on the shore at Madison, were ordered...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Korch
 flag  Anna R KORCH (5 July 1891, East Lyme, Connecticut, USA - 28 October 1971, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone
 flag  George Frank KORCH (12 July 1894, East Lyme, Connecticut, USA - 1955, Webster, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone
flag  John Fred KORCH (20 July 1892, East Lyme, Connecticut, USA - 23 September 1975, Manchester, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Newton
flag  Wilbur Frederick NEWTON ( 3 June 1894, East Lyme, Connecticut, USA - 26 May 1970 , East Lyme, Connecticut, USA)
 

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