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DiverseCity Juried Art Exhibit – Call for Entries

Norwalk is an urban/suburban city made up of unique neighborhoods, businesses, people, and cultures The exhibit is designed to highlight the DiverseCity of Norwalk   Call for Entries  -  Deadline – May 9, 2014 DiverseCity Prospectus Online Entry Fee Payments HERE   Home

Upcoming Events and Exhibits

by admin on April 7, 2014

Visit Us at Mill Hill Historic Park – 2 East Wall Street, Norwalk, CT

The 1835 Town House, 1826 Schoolhouse,  and c.1740 Governor Fitch Law Office are open to the public during seasonal hours.

Museum Hours

June 1 – December 31, 2014

Sundays: 1-4pm, Closed: 5/25, 8/31, 10/26, 11/30

By Appointment

Museum Admission

General Admission (12 years old+): $5, Seniors (65 years old+): $3

Child (3-11 years old): $3, Child under 3 years old: Free

2014 Little Red Schoolhouse Program

April 21 – June 13, 2014

Bring your group to Mill Hill Historic Park or have us travel to you!

Program registration is OPEN!

Dates fill up quickly, register your group today!

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DiverseCity Juried Art Exhibit

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DiverseCity Prospectus
Online Entry Fee Payments HERE
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In partnership with the Norwalk Public Library

For the Sake of the Country: Female Spies in the Civil War

Guest Speaker and Author:  Matthew Bartlett

A fascinating presentation about four incredible women who risked all for their country during the Civil War!

Thursday, May 8, 2014

7:00-8:30pm
Norwalk Public Library  – Main Auditorium
1 Belden Avenue

Admission: Free

Information and registration:

Cynde Bloom Lahey – clahey@norwalkpubliclibrary.org,  203-899-2780 x-11533

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DiverseCity Exhibit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Past Exhibition

A collaborative series of exhibits and events celebrating the art of the quilt from May 13-November 16, 2011

Norwalk Quilt Trail-News and Events

Norwalk Quilt Trail Exhibit Map

Norwalk Quilt Trail Gallery

Norwalk Quilt Trail Documentary

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Norwalk Riverside Cemetery Civil War Soldier Monument

 

Help Us Restore “Chester”…

…Back to his Pedestal

All donations to the restoration project are greatly appreciated. Please make check payable to: “Norwalk Historical Society” in memo section specify “Civil War Statue”.  Mail to: P.O. Box 1640, Norwalk, CT  06852

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One hundred fifty years ago, in the summer of 1862, President Lincoln faced the specter of defeat. When Lincoln called for volunteers, a thousand men from Fairfield County enlisted in the 17th Connecticut to save the Union.