History Day on the Norwichtown Green

History Day on the Norwichtown Green

October 1, 2017 10:00am-4:00pm

The Norwich Historical Society is coordinating an event called “History Day on the Norwichtown Green” with over 15 heritage based non-profits that encompass the Norwich Heritage Groups. “History Day” will take place on the Norwichtown Green on Sunday October 1, 2017 from 10:00am – 4:00pm in coordination with the Last Green Valley’s Walktober. The goal is to build awareness of Eastern, Connecticut’s rich heritage and cultural assets. Historical Reenactors from various time periods, local Historical Societies/Organizations, Historic House Museums, Colonial Crafters, and Antique Dealers will be on hand at this event. Vendors will sell specialty items such as books, gifts or antiques.

Schedule of events (more to come soon!):

10:00am-4:00pm Colonial Toys in the Visitors’ Center
10:00am Colonial Service at the First Congregational Church
11:00am-1:00pm Painting Party on the Green
12:00pm Performance by Tom Callinan, 1st “Official State Troubadour,” Songs from the Troubadour Trail
1:00pm Tour of Colonial Burying Ground starting at Elm Ave
2:00pm Performance by the Colchester Continentals
2:00pm-4:00pm Painting Party on the Green

 

Available Event Parking:

Around the Norwichtown Green

Meadows Center (walk through Burying Ground to Green)

Samuel Huntington Mansion 34 East Town St

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

 

Nathan Hale Fife & Drum Corp participating in History Day 2016

 

The Colchester Continentals participating in History Day 2017

Thank you to our 2017 Event Sponsors