Educational display of Colonial Farmstead Living.
Samuel Smith Farmstead represents an outstanding example of a simple Connecticut colonial-era farmstead located at, 82 Plants Dam road, East Lyme, CT. The house is unique, since it has been restored, equally important maintained with accuracy to its beginning in 1685. 1735 and 1812 the house received additional constructions. Goals of “The Friends of the Samuel Smith House and Property, Inc.” is to maintain, Preserve and restore the house and property as a living museum of 17th and 18th century Connecticut farm life.
The Samuel Smith Farmstead is a remarkably intact colonial house, barn and farm. The farmstead, previously known as the Hurlburt House, was identified and registered in 1979 with the Connecticut State Historic Preservation Commission and the National Register of Historic Places.
A registered 501(c)(3) organization property, the Samuel Smith Farmstead is jointly owned by the Town of East Lyme and Niantic Sportsmen’s Club. The farmstead is overseen by “The Friends of the Samuel Smith House and Property, Inc.” and its membership is open to anyone who wishes to support the purposes of “The Friends of the Samuel Smith House and Property, Inc.”
Funding for the Samuel Smith Farmstead is provided by the Town of East Lyme, the Historic Preservation Division of the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism and the Niantic Sportsmen’s Club.
Please support the farmstead through the Friends of the Samuel Smith House, a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization. To donate your time and skills to the Samuel Smith Farmstead, contact any of the officers.
Annual membership is $5 per person. Memberships and donations may be mailed to: Friends of the Samuel Smith House, P.O. Box 126, Niantic, CT 06357.
Donations are welcome
New Members are always welcome.
To become a member, please click “Membership Form 2018″
|Board Meetings: 4:30 pm, 2nd Monday,
May-Oct at the Farmstead’s barn.
Nov-Apr at the East Lyme Police Department.
*** Members & Public are always welcome to attend. ***
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