Latest News from the House and Farmstead

July 29, 2017-Jimmy Stewart's Swing Party Orchestra

Jimmy Stewart will provide music for all to enjoy.  Dancing will be available, bring your picnic supper and sit at the tables around the band.  Tickets will be available from members of the Samuel Smith Farmstead.  As a special treat, members of the Arthur Murray Dance Studio will be swing dancing and sharing their talents.  Put this date on your calendar for a delightful evening at McCook Park.  The proceeds will go toward the construction and repair projects being done by the volunteers and friends of the Samuel Smith Farmstead.

Photos from Jim Stewart Swing Dance Party 2017


Having a good time.

Having a good time.


July16, 2017-Open Farm Day

11:00-3:00pm the Samuel Smith Farmstead and historic houses in East Lyme will be open for Open Farm Day.  Events include house and garden tours, music, refreshments, animals and colonial period children's games.  Join us!

Photos from Farm Day 2017

March, 2017 - Summer Hours

The house will be open Sundays from Memorial Day until Labor Day, 12 Noon until 3 PM.

March, 2017 - Upcoming Open House - June 10, 2017

The next Open House with planned activities and entertainment will be on Saturday, June 10 as part of the
state-wide Connecticut Historic Museum Day.  The house will be open and guided tours will be conducted from 10 AM until 3 PM.  There will also be  farm animals, exhibits, refreshments and music.