History Day on the Norwichtown Green

History Day on the Norwichtown Green

Sunday September 30, 2018 10:00am -3:00pm 

The Third Annual “History Day” will take place on the Norwichtown Green on Sunday September 30, 2018 from 10:00am – 3:00pm in coordination with the Last Green Valley’s Walktober. The goal is to build awareness of Eastern, Connecticut’s rich heritage and cultural assets.

In addition, we will be honoring Samuel Huntington, Norwich’s signer of the Declaration of Independence, in a special wreath laying ceremony commemorating the day he was elected President of the Continental Congress on September 28, 1779.

This event will feature:
Historical Reenactors from various time periods, Local Historical Societies/Organizations, Historic House Museums
Colonial Crafters, Demonstrations such as cooking, Crafts and Antiques for sale, Games and hands on activities for children and, Entertainment

Event Schedule:

11:00am: Samuel Huntington Wreath Laying Ceremony, Norwichtown Green

12:00pm: Performance by Colchester Continentals, Norwichtown Green

1:00pm: Liberty Pole Demonstration, Norwichtown Green

2:00pm: Burying Ground Tour, Corner of Elm Ave

Available Event Parking:
Around the Norwichtown GreenMeadows Center (walk through Burying Ground to Green)
Samuel Huntington Mansion 34 East Town St

Special thank you to: McKenna’s Flower Shop, the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce, The CT Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, and the Norwich Rotary Community Corp. 

Please Click Here for A Space Agreement form to Participate in History Day

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Nathan Hale Fife & Drum Corp participating in History Day 2016
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The Colchester Continentals participating in History Day 2017

Thank you to our 2018 Event Sponsors