It's obligatory to stop on the Blood Brook bridge while on a Hopson Loop walk. Top and look over the bridge. You are gazing at the Paleozoic era. These are [...]
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by Kevin Hybels Norwich 1 - 10: In this series of ten posts we will be looking at a variety of objects in the historical society's collection to see what they [...]
The Norwich Historic Preservation Commission (NHPC) is a municipal commission that seeks to raise appreciation of the Town's historic landscapes, sites, structures, and people from all cultures. We champion the [...]
Dates: May 20– November 30, 2022 Exhibit open Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays from 1 – 4 pm. Exhibit Opening Reception: May 20, 5:00 – 7:00 pm Exhibit Open House: [...]
Where did Ella and her family go for entertainment? Ella writes about summer outings. Ella's diary entries had a sameness to them most days. "A pleasant morn" was [...]
What did religion mean for Ella and her relatives? Funeral services were held for Ella Lodisa Sargent in 1940 at the Norwich Congregational Church. However, earlier [...]
How did Ella Get Around? Ella's diaries between 1884 and 1922 mention the various forms of transportation that she and her neighbors used in Norwich and [...]
In Ella's time there was no running to Dan and Whit's to grab supper. Just about everything they ate came off the farm. Cooking was on [...]
This week’s diary excerpts include Ella’s observations about haying. Ella didn’t participate, but was a keen observer of the weather. Her entries mention a number of [...]