After Mr. Stanley’s passing in 2009, the Norwich Historical Society’s Board of Directors solicited volunteers to form a committee to determine the most appropriate way to commemorate his passion for promoting Norwich History.
From April to September, the Norwich Historical Society hosts free walking tours of Norwich on the second Saturday of the month. These walking tours encompass a wide variety of themes in Norwich’s history from the 17th century and ending in the 20th century.
The Norwich Historical Society hosts an Annual Meeting, which includes a brief business meeting and report, followed by a program open to the public.
The City of Norwich is proud to be a member of the Last Green Valley. The Last Green Valley is a National Heritage Corridor comprised of 35 towns in Eastern Connecticut and Southern Massachusetts.
Walk Norwich is a pedestrian advocacy movement in Norwich, Connecticut. The goal is to promote walking, request pedestrian improvements (e.g., sidewalks, crosswalks) and to educate residents and guests about the ease of walking in and around Norwich.
Connect with Norwich Public School curriculum and offer place-based education NHS will be known and recognized throughout the city as a heritage and tourism leader.
The Norwich Heritage and Regional Visitors’ Center is located in the 1783 Dr. Daniel Lathrop Schoolhouse on the historic Norwichtown Green. Our mission is to inform residents and visitors about places of interest in the region and about Norwich’s rich heritage through exhibits, presentations and activities. The Center serves as a gateway into the City of Norwich where visitors can learn about our numerous cultural sites and various local businesses. Walk Norwich self-guided trail brochures are also available at the Center.On permanent display in the Center is the “Discover Norwich”exhibit, which is a 10-panel exhibit encompassing themes in Norwich’s history from the 17th to the 20th century. The panels have interpretive text in addition to historical images and maps of the specific eras. The “Discover Norwich” exhibit gives visitors and locals an overview of Norwich’s rich history.
Address: 69 East Town Street (Norwichtown) Norwich, CT 06360
Hours: May 30, 2019 – October 27, 2019 Thursday– Sunday 11:00am -5:00pm
Parking: Norwichtown Green
Historian and legal scholar Brian Carso will present an illustrated lecture titled “The Damnation ...January 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NHS Members have the opportunity to receive a private tour of J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate a...January 11, 2020 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Benedict Arnold was born on January 14, 1741 in Norwich, Connecticut. Benedict Arnold’s name is sy...January 14, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm