Colonial Days: Living History Event

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Colonial Days: Living History Event

Norwichtown Green

Saturday May 6, 2023 11:00am -3:00pm

This event will feature: historical reenactors, colonial crafters, demonstrations, games and hands on activities for children, and entertainment.

Rediscovering History Inc. will be doing demonstrations on gravestone repair in the colonial burying ground from 12:00pm-2:00pm.

Uncle D’s Blazin’ BBQ will be our amazing food vendor!

The Joseph Carpenter Silversmith Shop Museum will be open from 11:00am -3:00pm and the Norwich Heritage & Regional Visitors’ Center will be open from 11:00am – 3:00pm. This event is sponsored by the Norwich Historical Society and the Society of the Founders of Norwich in celebration of the season opening of the Carpenter Shop and Visitors’ Center. This event is free and open to the public. 


Available Event Parking:

Limited Parking around the Norwichtown Green

UCFS Rock Nook Location 77 East Town Street

Samuel Huntington Mansion 34 East Town Street

Special thank you to: The City of Norwich and the Department of Public Works. 

For more information on how to participate in this event, please contact us at

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

Thank you to our 2023 Event Sponsors