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 [...]
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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 [...]
Prompted by the discovery of a vandalized Bible in the Norwich Historical Society’s collection, 22 artists and poets respond to the theme “Mending the Spaces Between.” Their work responds [...]
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 [...]