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Uncovering Norwich’s Vandalized Bible

2023-02-03T09:08:57-07:00

The Discovery of Norwich's Vandalized Bible: A Message from the Past Presented by Sarah Rooker, Director of Norwich Historical Society; Presented on January 26, 2023 Just before Covid, volunteers at [...]

Uncovering Norwich’s Vandalized Bible2023-02-03T09:08:57-07:00

January

2023-02-01T10:53:31-07:00

In January Ebenezer tracks the temperature, noting the days as pleasant even in the deep cold of winter. He notes traveling to “the River,” which was the Connecticut River [...]

January2023-02-01T10:53:31-07:00

The Weather Diaries

2023-01-31T11:44:31-07:00

The Weather Diaries: 1873 - 2023 Ebenezer Brown lived on Beaver Meadow Road in Norwich from 1806 - 1874. Between 1867 and 1874 he kept a daily [...]

The Weather Diaries2023-01-31T11:44:31-07:00

Norwich Village Stories

2023-01-23T09:07:13-07:00

Over the years there have been many businesses in downtown Norwich. In this clip Norwich resident Richard Barrett talks about his memories of various businesses along Main Street. One [...]

Norwich Village Stories2023-01-23T09:07:13-07:00

Winter Work in Norwich

2023-01-23T09:15:14-07:00

Two important tasks that many people have done over the years in winter in Norwich are collecting maple syrup and harvesting ice. "This sap bucket comes from our [...]

Winter Work in Norwich2023-01-23T09:15:14-07:00

Farming in Norwich

2023-01-23T09:11:30-07:00

For many years most people in Norwich lived on farms. Because of this, it is not surprising that one of the most commonly discussed topics in the video and [...]

Farming in Norwich2023-01-23T09:11:30-07:00

Stories from Beaver Meadow

2023-01-23T09:19:52-07:00

Some of the VHS tapes recently digitized included interviews with Elsie Sniffin, who lived in Beaver Meadow from 1959 until her death in 2008 and was a passionate historian [...]

Stories from Beaver Meadow2023-01-23T09:19:52-07:00
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