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The Charm of the Place

The Charm of the Place: Old Lyme in the 1920’s
By Carolyn Wakeman

Softcover: 88 pages
Publisher: Old Lyme Historical Society (2011)
ISBN: 978-0-9835472-5-9
Product Size: .25 x 9.25 x 9.5 inches

Inspired by a remarkable 1929 advertising mural found in the Old Lyme Grange Hall in 2007, this book explores the town’s social, economic and architectural landscape in the 1920’s.  Written by journalist and Old Lyme native Carolyn Wakeman, the book is illustrated with paintings, photographs, postcards, and maps.