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Old Lyme, Connecticut: Woodrow Wilson's Canoe

Used by Woodrow in his bucolic pre-U.S.-President days, when he was merely President of Princeton University. In the Florence Griswold Museum.

Florence Griswold Museum

96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT
Florence Griswold Museum. Entrance is on the west side of Lyme St., just north of I-95 exit 70. The canoe is in a small outbuilding opposite the silver turret of the main building.
Tu-Su 10-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $10.
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Woodrow Wilson's Canoe.

Woodrow Wilson's Canoe

The canoe is located in the Rafal Landscape Center, above the admissions desk.

[Kurt Deion /, 08/05/2021]

Woodrow Wilson's Canoe.

Woodrow Wilson's Canoe

The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme has Woodrow Wilson's canoe in their possession.

[Marc A Leckstein, 10/07/2019]

Woodrow and his family used the canoe when they summered at the Lyme Art Colony. After he became President in 1912, their canoe days were over.

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