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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 and a chance to support [...]

Feast from the Farms2022-07-14T13:39:12-07:00

Foraging in the Fields and Forests of Norwich


  February 24: Foraging in the Fields and Forests of Norwich Presented by Brie Swenson, Norwich Recreation Department and Craig Layne, Norwich Conservation Commission          

Foraging in the Fields and Forests of Norwich2022-02-25T11:52:41-07:00

The Story of Joseph Smith’s Family in Norwich


February 10: 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 [...]

The Story of Joseph Smith’s Family in Norwich2022-02-11T09:41:38-07:00

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 Olympics2022-02-04T07:49:12-07:00

Annual Meeting and Talk


January 30, 3:00pm (on zoom-and free) Register by clicking here What a year it has been! Join us for our 2022 Annual Meeting. We will have a brief meeting [...]

Annual Meeting and Talk2022-03-23T05:00:33-07:00

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

Paul Sample’s Ski Jump


  by Lauren Pidgeon This is Eleanor Fitzgerald teaching a Ford Sayre skiing lesson. The Altow Ski Area was a popular place during the winters of the 1940s [...]

Paul Sample’s Ski Jump2021-11-12T06:33:16-07:00

Norwich Christmas Pageant


by Lauren Pidgeon Betty Booth and the Christmas Pageant Up Elm Street and to the right was once Betty Booth's house. Betty moved to Norwich in 1950 and lived here [...]

Norwich Christmas Pageant2021-11-12T06:17:29-07:00
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