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Tour: Norfolk’s Historic Village Green

The Green Village Green, Norfolk, CT

Norfolk's village green was the center of communal life and a gathering place from the time the town was founded but, although the triangle that was to become the Green had been cleared and planted with elms as early as 1788, it was not until the second half of the nineteenth century that it began […]

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Exploring Norfolk with a Camera: Peter Coffeen

All around town Norfolk, Connecticut

Norfolk is a beautiful New England town, with photogenic elements that range from picturesque to scenic. Meet photographer Peter Coffeen at the Stanford White fountain at the south end of the village green and he'll lead you on a walk that will give you and your camera plenty of opportunities for that perfect photo. Starts […]

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Postcard Walk

All around town Norfolk, Connecticut

The penny postcard was the early 20th Century's equivalent of today's social media. The demand for souvenir postcards was great, and many local businesses and photographers answered the call. Join Norfolk Historical Society director Barry Webber for an illustrated walk up one of Norfolk’s downtown streets and learn more about Norfolk in its hey-day as […]

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Exploring Norfolk with a Camera: Doug McDevitt

All around town Norfolk, Connecticut

Norfolk is a beautiful New England town, with photogenic elements that range from picturesque to scenic. Meet photographer Doug McDevitt at the Stanford White fountain at the south end of the village green and he'll lead you to places that will give you and your camera plenty of opportunities for that perfect photo. Starts at […]

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Exploring Norfolk with a Camera: Doug McDevitt

All around town Norfolk, Connecticut

Norfolk is a beautiful New England town, with photogenic elements that range from picturesque to scenic. Meet photographer Doug McDevitt at the Stanford White fountain at the south end of the village green and he'll lead you to places that will give you and your camera plenty of opportunities for that perfect photo. Starts at […]

Free

Tour: Norfolk’s Historic Village Green

The Green Village Green, Norfolk, CT

Norfolk's village green was the center of communal life and a gathering place from the time the town was founded but, although the triangle that was to become the Green had been cleared and planted with elms as early as 1788, it was not until the second half of the nineteenth century that it began […]

Free

Exploring Norfolk with a Camera: Doug McDevitt

All around town Norfolk, Connecticut

Norfolk is a beautiful New England town, with photogenic elements that range from picturesque to scenic. Meet photographer Doug McDevitt at the Stanford White fountain at the south end of the village green and he'll lead you to places that will give you and your camera plenty of opportunities for that perfect photo. Starts at […]

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Walking Historical Norfolk

All around town Norfolk, Connecticut

Pick up a tour guide to Norfolk’s historic houses and walk around the village to see fine examples of Norfolk’s development over several eras, from Revolutionary days to the Gilded Age of architecture. Brochures are available at the Historical Society museum, the Norfolk Library and the Norfolk Hub.

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Main Street: A Look Back 100 Years

Norfolk Historical Society Museum 13 Village Green, Norfolk, CT

Every small town or big city in America once boasted an active Main Street and Norfolk was no exception. The 1850's map of the town shows Main Street running from the end of the Village Green down to the Catholic Church. This area was the hub of the town, with hotels, doctors, pharmacies, dry goods, […]

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Walking Historical Norfolk

All around town Norfolk, Connecticut

Pick up a tour guide to Norfolk’s historic houses and walk around the village to see fine examples of Norfolk’s development over several eras, from Revolutionary days to the Gilded Age of architecture. Brochures are available at the Historical Society museum, the Norfolk Library and the Norfolk Hub.

Free

Anniversary Celebration: Norfolk Sewer District

Norfolk Sewer District 259 Greenwoods Road West, Norfolk, Connecticut

Come help the Norfolk Sewer District celebrate its 125th year of operation. You can take a self-guided tour, see equipment demonstrations and a variety of exhibits, and enjoy refreshments that include a birthday cake.

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Main Street: A Look Back 100 Years

Norfolk Historical Society Museum 13 Village Green, Norfolk, CT

Every small town or big city in America once boasted an active Main Street and Norfolk was no exception. The 1850s map of the town shows Main Street running from the end of the Village Green down to the Catholic Church. This area was the hub of the town, with hotels, doctors, pharmacies, dry goods, […]

Free

Walking Historical Norfolk

All around town Norfolk, Connecticut

Pick up a tour guide to Norfolk’s historic houses and walk around the village to see fine examples of Norfolk’s development over several eras, from Revolutionary days to the Gilded Age of architecture. Brochures are available at the Historical Society museum, the Norfolk Library and the Norfolk Hub.

Free

Tours: Connecticut-Asia Cultural Center

Connecticut-Asia Cultural Center 207A Westside Road, Norfolk, Connecticut

Tour the Connecticut-Asia Cultural Center. The nonprofit Center is located in a century-old historic stone castle, recently renovated to provide a platform for educating the public about Asian culture. The exhibition hall consists of three floors, each focused on one culture: Taoist, Confucian and Buddhist. Guided tours introducing the historical evolution, beliefs and principles of […]

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Main Street: A Look Back 100 Years

Norfolk Historical Society Museum 13 Village Green, Norfolk, CT

Every small town or big city in America once boasted an active Main Street and Norfolk was no exception. The 1850s map of the town shows Main Street running from the end of the Village Green down to the Catholic Church. This area was the hub of the town, with hotels, doctors, pharmacies, dry goods, […]

Free

Walking Tour: Historic Main Street

Memorial Green 5 North Street, Norfolk, Connecticut

At the turn of the 20th century, Norfolk had a bustling Main Street that ran from Memorial Green up to the Village Green...now a very different picture with more open space than buildings. Join Norfolk Historical Society Executive Director Barry Webber for a look back at some of the historic structures and learn about the […]

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