100 Essex Rd.
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: (860) 395-1414
Fax: (860) 388-9578
100 Essex Rd., Old Saybrook, CT, US, 06475
- Phone: (860) 395-1414
- Fax: (860) 388-9578
Full service marina offering professional boat service and repair, supplies and equipment, summer dockage, and winter boat storage.
Operational since 1897, the Old Lyme Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library has been a constant storehouse of knowledge. A free library, it has excellent books on Old Lyme. If you are looking for some extra information on the area, then this library will not disappoint you. It also has best sellers and other well known books for people of all ages. It boasts of a Community Center and also recreational room for children. The library in collaboration with other institutions holds many events. While in Old Lyme, check out this library and spend some quiet hours reading.
Located in the serene and lush area of Connecticut is this private art college, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts. Here, the 200-odd students are offered degrees in painting, sculpture and illustration. The academy is popular for its stance on the importance of the study of nature and the figure which is amply seen with focus on the tradition of representational art. The college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. A degree from this esteemed institution will gear you to gain an entry into the coveted art world. Varied exhibitions and events like talks and art sales too take place. Check the website for further details.
Marina facility consisting of 50 wet slips and 20 dry slips with water and electric power. A bait and tackle shop on premises for all your fishing needs.
Opened in September 2009, Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (also known as "The Kate") is the Shoreline's premier entertainment venue, hosting stand-up comedy, theatrical performances, live music and lectures throughout the year. The facility is housed in what used to be Old Saybrook's historic City Hall (built in 1910) and is named for the Academy Award-winning local actress, Katharine Hepburn, who resided in the town until her death in 2003. The theater features 250 seats (with unobstructed views) and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tours of The Kate are available from June to September.
This house was once a residence of distinguished Revolution era political and military figure. There is also a gift shop located in the house which has many treasures, such as handcrafted gifts and historical reference books.
A statewide collaboration between nine cultural institutions dedicated to increasing audience awareness and enjoyment of the breadth of Connecticut's art collections and the beauty of the Connecticut landscapes that inspired the American Impressionist art movement.
Originally built as the school structure for the locals as a house of education, the Hills Academy in Essex is currently a home to the Essex Historical Society. Spread over 0.3 acres (0.12 ha) of land, the structure is said to be the only one contributing to the area. Currently the house continues to be the meeting hall and a place of exhibit where one can view the beautiful artifacts and collections of photographs and archval records. It is accessible to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.
The Essex Freight Station is a station that is located on 2 acres (0.81 hectares) of land. This railroad station is a passenger station and serves as a office and a ticket station for the Essex Freight Station. Daily attracting passengers and visitors this train station was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.
Renowned borough in Middlesex County, Connecticut, Fenwick has recorded the least population in the state as per the Census of 2000. The Fenwick Historic District spans over a land cover of 195 acres (79 hectares). The district is inclusive of around 60 buildings in its center and an exquisite golf course called as the Fenwick Golf Course. As many as 17 buildings out of the total exemplify the Shingle style of architecture while most others follow the Victorian or Queen Anne styles.
Over 700 acres (283 hectares) of beachfront, marshland and wildlife preserves fill this lovely area of East Lyme along Long Island Sound. Enjoy an afternoon of hiking around and exploring the different terrains of this park. If you prefer the beach, there are lovely sandy beaches to lounge on, build a sandcastle or picnicking. From May through September, you can camp at the park or fish during the appropriate seasons.
The present structure of the library is quite modernistic with a geometric facade, when compared to the plain building it was in 1888. Then, it resembled just a big house. Nonetheless, it was and is a source of immense information. Apart from storing books, magazines, publications, it also plays host to many local events. Scrabble Club, Book Readings and other programs take place on a regular basis. Specially designed programs for children are also scheduled. The East Lyme Public Library also gives out several passes for local museums. Check out the website for further details.