2019 Norwich University Exhibit

Norwich University turns 200 this year.  Our exhibit examines the impact of having a military university located in the center of Norwich. Imagine cadets marching up and down the […]

2019 Schooling Exhibit


In the 19th century, the Norwich Landscape was dotted with one-room schoolhouses. They were a testament to the dispersed nature of settlement and to the value placed on education.


This […]

Online Exhibit: Mad for Mid-Century Modern

Modern Architecture Comes to Norwich

There was little new building in Norwich  during the period of population loss in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and as a result […]

Online Exhibit: Poets and the Past

In 2016 Norwich Historical Society asked eight local poets to browse through our collections, find something that captured their imagination and compose a poem about it. The results are […]

Norwich Timeline

This timeline of events in Norwich’s 250 year history was developed as part of the town’s 250th birthday celebration in 2011. It is currently on display in the entry […]

The Fitzgerald Family Stair Runner

The stories of the Elm Street Fitzgerald family and their 8 children told through the rug hooking skills of mother Hazel and father Ernest. Learn more.


Norwich Jail

From 1915-1967 Norwich had its own Jail housed in the garage at 410 Main Street, home of Fred Fitzgerald who was our town’s Constable for over 40 years. The […]