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Lyme, New Hampshire is a town in Grafton County. The Appalachian Trail goes through the woods in Lyme. In 1761, Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth granted the land to a group of 63 men who were living in Connecticut and Massachusetts at the time. At the end of the 1770s, Lyme petitioned to join Vermont. This attempt was unsuccessful. In 1775, the population of Lyme was 252, and by 1790, it was 816.  In the 1830s, the Lyme Inn were popular with stagecoach traveler who traveled the so-called "Boston Turnpike," which traveled between Montreal to Boston. The bell on the church next to the Inn was cast by Paul Revere in 1815. 

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