Contributed by Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum
Admiral Henry W. Lyon, who had a distinguished Naval career, in his uniform.
Lyon and his wife, Liela, bought a house in Paris Hill in 1899 and moved there full time when he retired from the Navy in 1907.
He was honored for his service in the Spanish-American war where he commanded the U. S. S. Dolphin.
Lyon's son, Henry W. Lyon, Jr. was the navigator on the first trans-Pacific flight from California to Australia.
About This Item
- Title: Henry W. Lyon, ca. 1895
- Creator: H. Pierre Smith Co., San Francisco
- Creation Date: circa 1895
- Subject Date: circa 1895
- Town: Paris
- County: Oxford
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 29.5 cm x 21.5 cm
- Local Code: 2002.014013
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Transpacific flights
- Southern Cross (Airplane)
- Lyon, Henry Ware--Portrait photographs
- United States. Navy--Officers
- Ship captains
- Spanish-American War, 1898
For more information about this item, contact:Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum
PO Box 4316, Hannibal Hamlin Drive, Paris, ME 04271
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