Category Archives: Norwalk

Historians to lead tour of Norwalk’s Civil War Soldiers Plot

Visitors will get to learn about Civil War soldiers from Norwalk, including a cavalryman who survived the horrors of Andersonville Prison, a young infantry corporal who was mortally wounded at Gettysburg, two African-American sailors, at a free tour of a … Continue reading

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Historical societies lead Norwalk Quilt Trail

The Norwalk Quilt Trail, an exciting new six-month event, will spotlight displays of beautifully crafted, handmade quilts made and collected in Norwalk. Beginning in May, Norwalk’s six museums and other public sites throughout the city will host an in-depth look … Continue reading

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Historic house tour planned in Norwalk

The fourth Historic Silvermine House Tour in Norwalk will take place on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission includes guided tours of five homes and a cemetery, never before open to the public, a silent auction … Continue reading

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Historic house to be saved – possibly

The Norwalk Inn and Conference Center has reached an agreement with the town of Norwalk, and Norwalk Preservation Trust to restore the historic Grumman-St. John House. Unfortunately, the agreement still needs the approval of the town’s Zoning Commission. The Norwalk Inn, which bought … Continue reading

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Why the British burned Norwalk

Newly discovered evidence supports the theory that Norwalk was a hotbed of Patriot activities during the American Revolution, according to local historians. Those activities help explain why the British were so intent on burning every building in the town during … Continue reading

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