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Persimmon Tree

Steve Gershem, of Walden Hill Woodworks, in Guilford and associate Peter Dickerson salvaged the persimmon logs from the wildflower- shade garden, earlier this month.…
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Cemetery Tour

Old Saybrook Historical Society Releases New Film Touring Cypress Cemetery: Old Saybrook’s ‘Ancient Burial Ground’ Saybrook’s “ancient burial ground” known as Cypress Cemetery has…
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Garden Tour

This is a lovely video which shares a treasure in Old Saybrook: The Old Saybrook Historical Society Herb and Flower Garden. Not only can…
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May 1: The Deadly Pequot War Begins

Today in 1637, Connecticut colonists formally declared war against the Pequots, the Native American tribe whose territory covered some 250 square miles in southeastern…
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It Truly Is A Small World!

by Donna DiBella Over the years, I have met so many interesting people through the Society and today would like to share a special…
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Indenture of Elizabeth Standard

CH-1814.080 Indenture of Elizabeth Stannard to Stephen Chalker This Indenture Witnesseth, that I Elisha Sill of Saybrook in the County of Middlesex, in the…
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“If I am Dead and Gon”

“If I am Dead and Gon”: Oliver Graham of Saybrook, Connecticut and Elizabethtown, Upper Canada (1758–1838) –Pamela Vittorio, Professional Genealogist, Brooklyn, NY The Old…
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