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 […]

Street Smarts

Thanks to a grant from the Norwich Women’s Club, we hired Kevin Hybels to begin digitizing our photograph collection. Kevin is a Norwich resident and a history major at […]

Donating to the Collections

What’s in the Norwich Historical Society’s collections?

Over the years, the Norwich Historical Society has amassed a large number of articles relating to Norwich’s past, all of which were donated […]

Finding Aids

Finding aids are descriptive inventories or indexes that provide access to the unpublished materials in the Norwich Historical Society’s archives.  If you are researching a family from Norwich, there […]

Researching your House History

Establish the chain of titles at your town office

Begin with the deed for the current owners of the property and work your way back. Use the grantee index to […]

Links to Norwich History

NORWICH HISTORY

A History of Norwich, Vermont, by M.E. Goddard and Henry V. Partridge (1905, Dartmouth Press, Hanover, NH). Searchable text on-line.

Norwich Timeline

Cycles of Change: Farming in Norwich

LANDSCAPE, BARNS, ARCHITECTURE

Landscape […]

Norwich Timeline

This timeline of events in Norwich’s 250 year history was developed as part of the town’s 250th birthday celebration in 2011. It is currently on display in the entry […]

Norwich, Vermont: A History

Norwich, Vermont: A History was published in 2011 as part of Norwich’s 250th birthday celebration in 2011. It spans known native settlement before white settlers in the 1760s through […]