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
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