During the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the mastery of needlework was essential to a young woman’s future.

Delve into the Wilsons’ experiences in Old Lyme and gain insight on a First Family who called Miss Florence’s house their home away from home.

The photographer Walker Evans (1903-1975) captured a place in American social, cultural, and artistic history with his unforgettable images of the Great Depression.