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Remembering Roger Blake


Roger Blake A life in service to the public good January 5, 2023: We mourn the tragic loss of our long-term friend, mentor, and volunteer at Norwich Historical Society, Roger [...]

Remembering Roger Blake2023-01-12T15:18:20-07:00

Hillside Cemetery


The Hillside-Loveland Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Norwich with over 2,000 sites. This land was previously owned by the Loveland family, hence the name, and the cemetery was [...]

Hillside Cemetery2023-01-10T07:27:27-07:00

Feast from the Farms


October 8, 2022 A driving and bicycle tour to the working valley farms and historic hill farms of Norwich. A fundraiser for Norwich Historical Society Join us by bicycle [...]

Feast from the Farms2023-01-05T09:12:38-07:00

Foraging in the Fields and Forests of Norwich


  Foraging in the Fields and Forests of Norwich Presented by Brie Swenson, Norwich Recreation Department and Craig Layne, Norwich Conservation Commission. Originally presented on February 24, 2022.     [...]

Foraging in the Fields and Forests of Norwich2023-01-23T08:05:06-07:00

Joseph Smith’s Family in Norwich


Vermont’s Poor Laws During a Disastrous Year of Climate Change: The Story of Joseph Smith’s Family Presented by Mark Staker, Master Curator, Historic Sites Division, The Church of Jesus Christ [...]

Joseph Smith’s Family in Norwich2023-01-23T08:03:30-07:00

From Norwich to the Winter Olympics


Have you ever wondered about how skiing became so popular in Norwich? Did you know that Norwich athletes have brought home 3 olympic medals and since 1984 has put an athlete on [...]

From Norwich to the Winter Olympics2023-01-23T07:25:32-07:00

Annual Meeting and Talk


February 23, 6:00pm (on zoom-and free) Register by clicking here What a year it has been! Join us for our 2023 Annual Meeting. We will have a brief meeting [...]

Annual Meeting and Talk2023-03-24T13:37:07-07:00

Comic Books


    Becoming Norwich: The Early Years explores the story of the Connecticut settlers as they came up the river, met the local Abenaki community, and began to build homes [...]

Comic Books2022-01-05T12:02:41-07:00

Aunt Ella’s Diary: Family (#8)


Who were the important people in Ella Sargent's life? We see some names repeated frequently in Ella's diaries. Who were they? 1938 photograph of Ella Sargent, two years before [...]

Aunt Ella’s Diary: Family (#8)2021-11-12T11:18:00-07:00
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