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 [...]


The Weather Diaries


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


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

Remembering Roger Blake


Roger Blake A life in service to the public good January 5, 2023: We mourn the tragic loss of our long-term friend, mentor, and volunteer at Norwich Historical Society, Roger [...]

Remembering Roger Blake2023-01-12T15:18:20-07:00

Hillside Cemetery


The Hillside-Loveland Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Norwich with over 2,000 sites. This land was previously owned by the Loveland family, hence the name, and the cemetery was [...]

Hillside Cemetery2023-01-10T07:27:27-07:00

Foraging in the Fields and Forests of Norwich


  Foraging in the Fields and Forests of Norwich Presented by Brie Swenson, Norwich Recreation Department and Craig Layne, Norwich Conservation Commission. Originally presented on February 24, 2022.     [...]

Foraging in the Fields and Forests of Norwich2023-01-23T08:05:06-07:00

Annual Meeting and Talk


February 23, 6:00pm (on zoom-and free) Register by clicking here What a year it has been! Join us for our 2023 Annual Meeting. We will have a brief meeting [...]

Annual Meeting and Talk2023-02-01T14:15:04-07:00

About the Norwich Historic Preservation Commission


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 [...]

About the Norwich Historic Preservation Commission2022-01-04T12:08:43-07:00
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