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NHS- Second Saturday Tours: Norwich Millionaires’ Triangle

May 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Free

Norwich Millionaires’ Triangle

Date/Time: May 13, 2017 10:30am
Starting Point: Chelsea Parade South, Norwich, CT
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Length: 1 Mile
Approximate Duration: 2 hours
Restrooms Near? No
Wheelchair Access? No
Are Leashed Dogs Allowed: No
Parking: Norwich Free Academy, Chelsea Parade

Join us as local expert, Tricia Staley, introduces you to the families who lived in the mansions along Washington St. and Broadway – Norwich’s Millionaires’ Triangle – in the last half of the 19th century when Norwich was a wealthy manufacturing center whose residents drew the attention of people across the nation. We’ll talk about who they were and how they lived during the most opulent era of the City’s history.

After the tour, please visit The Slater Memorial Museum open 1:00pm-4:00pm on the weekends and see the portraits of Norwich’s Millionaires’ in their Norwich gallery.

For more information about Norwich in the Gilded Age, please consider purchasing Tricia Staley’s book, “Norwich in the Gilded Age”-https://www.amazon.com/Norwich-Gilded-Age-Millionaires-Landmarks/dp/1626192472. Please consider donating to the Norwich Historical Society via Amazon Smile.

Details

Date:
May 13
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Regan Miner
Phone:
860-886-1776
Email:
minerregan@gmail.com

Venue

Chelsea Parade
Chelsea Parade South
Norwich, CT 06360 United States
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Phone:
860-886-1776
Website:
norwichhistoricalsociety.org