Lyme, NH: A Complete Community Profile of Lyme, NH.

NH Community Profiles: Lyme, NH                                              


Lyme, NH

Lyme is an affluent town on the Connecticut River, just north of the Hanover, Lebanon and Whiter River Junction Triad. It originally felt more kinship with its neighbors in Vermont and petitioned to become part of Vermont in the 1770s. It became a major stagecoach stop on the way to Montreal in 1806.

The town enjoyed a population boom of sorts, when Marino sheep became a popular herding animal Photo of the town green, Lyme, NH in the Connecticut River Valley. Soon the need for more grazing land, combined with efforts by the lumber industry left the town of Lyme as a series of pastures. After the Civil War, dairy cattle began to replace the sheep on family farms.

Today the town is pictuesque and quiet with feet in both the past and today. The Congregational Church boasts a bell cast by Paul Revere. Acorn Hill Farm is a certified organic farm that provides produce to some of the most prestigious restaurants in New England.

Stella's Kitchen offers elegant Italian/eclectic cuisine in a romantic atmosphere. The highly rated Loch Lyme Lodge offers rustic cabins complete with dishes, pots and pans. The atmosphere is casual and family friendly. There are meals available, and the flexibility of accommodation pleases visitors.

The Lyme Inn on Market Street offers rooms in a lovingly restored building. They also offer upscale dining in their on-site restaurant. The Lyme County Store, on the main highway through town, quaintly feels like something out of the 50's-60's: it's full of character. Do you play the keyboard? Bring your own sheet music and play thier foot-pedal operated organ in the back!


Scheduled Events

  Barbara Edelman   (4/26)
  Dance Ensemble & Choir   (4/27 & 28)
  Land of Trash  (4/27)
  Cendrillon   (4/28-29)
  Cold Chocolate   (4/28)
  Leo Kottke   (4/28)
  New Repertory Theatre   (4/28)
  8th Annual Circle Trot   (4/29)
  Dartmouth Gospel Choir   (4/29)
  Virtual Business Conference   (5/1 - 5/3)
  Percussion Ensemble   (5/2)
  Jazz Ensemble   (5/3)
  Robben Ford   (5/4)
  Beatles For Sale   (5/5)
  Dartmouth Wind Ensemble   (5/5)
  Bluegrass Jamming Camp   (5/5-6)
  Everly Brother Experience   (5/5)
  Dartmouth Glee Club   (5/6)
  Manxmouse  (5/8)
  Chamber Players   (5/9)
  Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot   (5/11)
  Bob Marley   (5/12)
  Barbary Coast Jazz Ensemble   (5/12)
  Percussion Ensemble   (5/12)
  Pemigewasset Choral Society   (5/13)
  Arlo Guthrie  (5/16)
  Centennial Exhibit of the WMNF   (5/16)
  The Tin Woman   (5/17-27)
  Bill Blagg  (5/18)
  Handel Society   (5/19)
  Mersey Beatles   (5/19)
  POPS Concert   (5/19 & 20)
  Under the Streetlamp  (5/19)
  Dartmouth Dance Ensemble   (5/25 & 26)
  Dartmouth Sym. Orchestra   (5/25 & 26)
  Paula Poundstone   (5/25)
  Memorial Day .. Comedy   (5/26)
  Weekend Craft Festival   (5/26-28)
  Gardens of Jackson Tour   (5/27 - 6/23)
  The Blues Project   (5/27)
  Duck Race & Music Festival   (5/27)

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