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East Lyme, Connecticut, USA

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East Lyme, New London, Connecticut, USA

The town consists primarily of two villages, Flanders and Niantic. 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

"East Lyme, a post-village in New London county, Connecticut, on Mamacock river, 6 miles W. by S. from New London."

A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ...
Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.)
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1854
Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

"East Lyme, a post-village of New London co., Conn., about 7 miles W.N.W. of New London. The township is bounded on the S. by Long Island Sound, and intersected by the railroad which connects New Haven with New Lon don. It has a church and manufactures of woollens, cot ton-batting, tweeds, and water-proofs, and contains another village, named Niantic. Pop., of the township, 2048."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott


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Oldest house in East Lyme

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Rocky Neck State Park, East Lyme, Conn.

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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.

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East Lyme, Connecticut, USA

Home of J. T. Rogers

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 - "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

Black Point Beach Club

East Lyme, Connecticut, USA

Crescent Beach

East Lyme, Connecticut, USA

Flanders School

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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History of / News About East Lyme, Connecticut, USA

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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...


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