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Lights out for Benedict Arnold
January 14 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pmfree
Benedict Arnold was born on January 14, 1741 in Norwich, Connecticut. Benedict Arnold’s name is synonymous with the word traitor. Despite Arnold’s defection to the British, he was a fierce patriot for the Continental Army. There are two sides to Benedict Arnold – patriot and traitor – yet often it is difficult to reconcile both aspects of his complex profile.
Join the Norwich Historical Society as we acknowledge Benedict Arnold’s birthday by turning off the City Hall Christmas Lights on Friday January 14, 2022 at 5:00pm. Please practice social distancing during the event. After the event, please consider patronizing one of the many downtown Norwich restaurants and businesses. Thank you to The City of Norwich for their support. This event is free and open to the public.