Schoolgirl Romance


As a teenage girl in 1865, Mary's days at school were coming to an end. As I wrote in my last post, most girls Mary's age were heading to the [...]

Schoolgirl Romance2020-10-05T12:09:28-07:00

After the Diary


When we last left Mary, she was deeply upset over her father's punishment which forbid James and Mary from ever seeing each other again. Although Mary ended her diary after [...]

After the Diary2020-10-05T12:09:29-07:00

Vietnam Veteran Interviews


In winter 2018-2019 Marion Cross 6th graders interviewed six local Vietnam veterans who shared their stories of courage, determination, duty, and empathy. The Vietnam Memorial outside Tracy Hall honors the [...]

Vietnam Veteran Interviews2020-10-05T12:09:31-07:00

Quilt Stories


In 1976 the Norwich Women's Club members pieced a quilt in recognition of the country's bicentennial. Each week this fall we will be sharing photographs and stories related to the quilt [...]

Quilt Stories2020-10-05T12:10:17-07:00

Street Smarts


Thanks to grants from the Norwich Women's Club, we hired Kevin Hybels to begin digitizing our photograph collection. Kevin is a Norwich resident and a history major at Cornell University. [...]

Street Smarts2020-10-05T12:10:22-07:00

Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich


A story of our rich agricultural heritage Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich was a project of the Norwich Historic Preservation Commission in collaboration with the Norwich Historical Society. The [...]

Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich2020-10-05T12:10:59-07:00
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