Norwich Historical Society’s exhibits and archives are open by appointment at this time. Because we are always updating our calendar, check back here or Facebook for up-to-date information.

All winter programs are on Zoom. To register for First Wednesday programs, click here.

January 5: First Wednesday: Sherlock Holmes, 7:00 pm
Presented by Barry Deitz

January 27: Discover Norwich: Abenaki and Indigenous Family and Community History, 6:30 pm
Presented by Donna and John Moody, Winter Center for Indigenous Traditions

January 30: Norwich Historical Society Annual Meeting (1pm on zoom)

February 2: First Wednesday: My John Dewey Problem, 6:00 pm
Presented by Bob Pepperman Taylor

February 3: Discover Norwich: From Norwich to the Winter Olympics, 6:30 pm
Presented by Mike and Joe Holland.

February 10: Discover Norwich: Vermont’s Poor Laws During a Disastrous Year of Climate Change: The Story of Joseph Smith’s Family, 6:30 pm
Presented by Mark Staker, Master Curator, Historic Sites Division, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

February 17: Discover Norwich: Norwich Then and Now Quiz Show, 6:30 pm
Presented by Sarah Rooker, Director of Norwich Historical Society

February 24: Discover Norwich: Foraging in the Fields and Forests of Norwich, 6:30 pm
Presented by Brie Swenson, Norwich Recreation Department and Craig Layne, Norwich Conservation Commission

March 2: First Wednesday: From Little Jerusalem to the Lost Mural, 7:00 pm
Presented by Aaron Goldberg and Jeff Potash

April 6: First Wednesday: Disability and the Poetry of Natural and Supernatural Worlds, 7:00 pm
Presented by Eli Clare, Judy Chalmer, Deborah Lisi-Baker, and Toby McNutt

May 4: First Wednesday: Civil War, Emancipation, Reconstruction and America’s National Parks, 7:00 pm
Presented by Rolf Diamant

May 20: Exhibit Opening, 5:00 pm

May 26: Sheep to Shawl [3rd Grade Field Day]

June 26: Civil War Walking Tour, 3:00 pm [Register here]

July 17: Mid-Century Modern Walking Tour, 3:00 pm [Register here]

July 25 – 29: World Story Exchange Camp [Register here]

August 21: Mid-Century Modern Walking Tour, 3:00 pm [Register here]

September 11: Union Village Walking Tour, 3:00 pm [Register here]

September 17: Norwich Antiques Show, 10:00am – 3:00 pm

October 8: Feast from the Farms

November 2: First Wednesday: Follow the Yellow Brick Road: A Conversation with Gregory Maguire, 7:00 pm at Norwich Congregational Church

December 7: First Wednesday: Where Do We Stand? A Report from the Climate Battle, 7:00 pm at Norwich Congregational Church