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Glimpses

Glimpses: Christmas with the Yankee Division, 1918

by Amy Kurtz Lansing Featured image: Yankee Division Christmas Menu, 1918. Thomas Nason Papers, Lyme Historical Society Archives, Florence Griswold Museum A century ago, future Lyme artist Thomas Nason spent...



Glimpses

Glimpses: Martha Pond’s Poem

by Carolyn Wakeman Featured Image: Old Lyme Congregational Church, showing interior renovations of 1887. Lyme Historical Society Archives (LHSA) at the Florence Griswold Museum Martha Pond, age 57, could see Old...

Documents, Glimpses

Glimpses: The Coult Farm Journal

by Charlie Beal Featured Photo (above): Coult farm, looking east from Tantummaheag, ca. 1890. LHSA The Coult family farm likely started in about 1709 when Captain John Coult (1658–1751) built a...

Documents, Glimpses, Letters

Glimpses: A Look at the Lyme Art Association

by Patty DeVoe Featured image: Interior of the Lyme Art Association Gallery, 1921. Harry Hoffman Papers, Lyme Historical Society Archives/Florence Griswold Museum By now, everyone has noticed the remarkable restoration...


Exhibition Notes

Exhibition Note: Stone Walls

  by John Noyes Featured Image: Charles H. Davis, Hillside Road, Mystic, Connecticut, 1924. Oil on canvas. Florence Griswold Museum, Gift of The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company, 2002.1.43   Charles H. Davis’s Hillside Road, Mystic, Connecticut (1924), on display...

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Glimpses: A Lost Art

by Carolyn Wakeman Featured Image: William E. Coult’s Book (n.d.),...

Glimpses: Reading Account Books

by John Noyes Featured Image: Elisabeth Marvin Account Book,...

Glimpses: The Case of Henry Freeman

by Carolyn Wakeman Featured Image:  In 1840 Stephen J....

Landmarks: Peck Cemetery, The Resting Place of a Lyme Family

by Charles Beal Feature Image: Approaching Peck Cemetery from the...

Exhibition Note: Somewhere in France

by Carolyn Wakeman Feature Image: Childe Hassam, To the 101st...

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