East Lyme Historical Society

News and Events

Connecticut Open House Day

The afternoon rain on Saturday, June 11th, didn’t stop over 70 people from visiting the Lee House for the 12th annual state wide open house. They came from many different towns

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Historic House Museums

Sixteen area historic house museums have joined together to create a new trail brochure highlighting the stories of the region’s growth from European settlement in the 1600s to industrial expansion

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Preservation Funding Resources

A preservation funding resource has been developed and is now available on the East Lyme Historic Properties Commission page of the Town of East Lyme website. The Preservation Grant funding

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Orlando Lee Family Portraits

Herman F. Lee Three large portraits of Lee family members were donated to the East Lyme Historical Society by Mrs. Linde Hendrickson of Long Island. Mrs. Hendrickson is a 12th generation

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