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The village of Niantic was named first-ever Fan Favorite "Still Revolutionary" town of the year in 2013. Located along the Long Island Sound, the town offers public beaches and cultural activities.

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The Town of East Lyme offers public beaches, cultural activities, and museums. You can shop at the many specialty shops and dine in one of the restaurants. Located on Long Island Sound, midway between New York and Boston, the Town of East Lyme, Connecticut consists of the villages of Niantic and Flanders The village of Niantic was named first-ever Fan Favorite "Still Revolutionary" town of the year in 2013. .

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Facts about East Lyme

Town/City established:

  • Incorporated in 1839

Named from: 

  • Once part of the town of Lyme, in 1719 the citizens petitioned the state to own their church, which the state granted and became a separate society known as East Society of Lyme, then became known as East Lyme.

County:

  • New London

Notable citizens (past and present):

  • Tom Danielson. Professional cyclist for Team Garmin, finishing 8th in the 2011 Tour de France
  • Charles Drake (real name Charles Ruppert). Actor in more than 80 films and numerous television shows
  • Otto Graham. Hall of Fame professional football player
  • Vladimir Peter Tytla. Known as Bill Tytla, one of the original Disney animators

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  • The village of Niantic was named first-ever Fan Favorite "Still Revolutionary" town of the year in 2013. Located along the Long Island Sound, the town offers public beaches, cultural activities, and museums. You can shop at the many specialty shops and dine in one of the restaurants.

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