Restoration of the Smith-Harris House

by Kathleen Sasso The familiar white house at Brookside Farm on Society Road has been a part of East Lyme's history from as early as 1740.  As far as what can determined from town recorded land deeds,  the property was originally owned by Abraham Avery and then taken over by his son Thomas Avery, who… Continue reading Restoration of the Smith-Harris House

Memories of Aunt Florence and Aunt Lula and Their Men

Memories of Aunt Florence and Aunt Lula and Their Men by Diane Elizabeth Munger-Sylvia My Great Aunts lived on separate floors in the farmhouse.  Aunt Lula lived downstairs and Aunt Florence upstairs.  Later on in life, Aunt Lula was upstairs with Aunt Florence. I would spend a weekend with them, on occasion, enjoying the quiet… Continue reading Memories of Aunt Florence and Aunt Lula and Their Men