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Taking a Stand in Norwich

In 2018, 7th-grade students at Richmond Middle School examined the Norwich Female Abolition Society minute book and associated primary sources to consider how the women took a stand against […]

Back to Our Routes

Have you ever wondered how the roads we traverse got their names?
Our new exhibit takes you on a journey through Norwich and to the past to learn about the […]

Mid-Century Modern Christmas Open House


Join us for our holiday open house

Saturday, December 2

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Christmas cookies, mid-century treats, and holiday music from the era.

Calendar of Events 2018

In addition to maintaining regular hours at the Lewis House, where you can view our changing exhibits and make research inquiries, NHS offers a full year of activities for […]

About the project

“Mad for Mid-Century Modern” is a project consisting of an exhibition, lectures (including this lecture at Dartmouth which was recorded), walking tours, and an online exhibit. It is in […]

Charles Foster McKirahan Neighborhood

Keith Warner subdivided his property and commissioned Charles Foster McKirahan to design 5 houses. The houses were two-story frame houses (24′ x 42′) with car ports. They all originally […]

Keith and Edna Warner House, 1952

Keith and Edna Warner were collectors of American abstract art.  In 1951, Keith and Edna Warner of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, wishing to settle in a New England college town, […]

Paul Sample House and Studio

Paul Sample was an American regionalist and painted in a realistic style. Born in 1898, he graduated from Dartmouth College in 1921 with a degree in Architecture. In 1938 […]

Francis and Salome Drury House, 1948

Architect: E.H. & M.K. Hunter
Builder: Trumbull-Nelson Company

Located just down the street from the Wentworth Eldredge House. This house has similar design features including a separate kitchen and servant quarters, […]

Jacobson House, 2007

Architect: Watershed Studio Architecture
Contractor: O’Hara & Gercke, Inc.

Contemporary Norwich architects have built upon early modernist concepts that emphasized siting, light, openness, and material. Today, new building materials and a […]