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Quilt Stories: The Nowich Fair


Polly Forcier, Quilter



In 1949, having outgrown the Vestry that once stood on Main Street, the Norwich Congregational Church inaugurated the lively Norwich Fair to raise money to build a […]

Quilt Stories: The Revere Bell

Susanna Reed, Quilter


In 1817, the current Congregational Church building was constructed, facing west across Main Street and up Elm Street. Thomas Emerson purchased a bell for the church when […]

Fall Mid-Century Modern Programs

The Norwich and Hanover Historical Societies have teamed up to offer a series of lectures and walking tours in conjunction with the current exhibit, Mad for Mid-Century Modern.  Join […]

Quilt Stories

In 1976 the Norwich Women’s Club members pieced a quilt in recognition of the country’s bicentennial. Each week this fall we will be sharing photographs and stories related to the […]

From Norwich to the Gold Fields

Elizabeth Emerson wasn’t the only Norwich resident to head west during the nineteenth century.As Kevin scanned photographs from our Main Street file, I was reminded of a story.  A […]

Elizabeth Emerson Atwater






While looking through the Main Street file, I came across this note on the back of a photograph of the Thomas Emerson House, which now contains many stores […]

Car Talk in Norwich

Automobiles pictured in the photographs of the Norwich Historical Society’s collection can provide interesting glimpses of what was being driven in Norwich over the years. They can also help […]

Tracy Hall: The Legacy of James Tracy

There are many historic buildings lining Norwich’s Main Street, reflecting different eras of the past as well as the specific families who have lived and worked in them. The […]

13th Annual Norwich Antiques Show

Saturday, September , 2017

10 am – 3 pm; Tickets $5.00 (children under 12, free)
1:00 – 3:00 pm Roadshow Appraisals
Coffee, Hot Cider, Baked Goods, and Chili, Raffle

This show is organized […]

Postcards from the Past

It is always fun to open up the mailbox and find a postcard- a snapshot of another place, a memory we can hold in our hands. However, while few […]