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Visit Mill Hill Historic Park!

Location: 2 East Wall Street, Norwalk, CT

Hours:  Open Sundays, June 1 – November 23, 2014, 1-4PM

Museum Admission:

  • General Admission (12 – 64 years old): $5, Seniors (65 years old+): $3

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

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On-going Programs

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2014 Little Red Schoolhouse Program

April 21 – June 13

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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Events

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Battle and Burning of Norwalk Commemorative Day

235th anniversary (July 11, 1779)

Mill Historic Park
2 East Wall Street
Norwalk, CT

Admission: Free

  • 10am – 3pm : Revolutionary War Encampment  – Sheldon’s Horse 2nd Continental Light Dragoons Re-enactors
  • 11am & 1pm: Battle and Burning of Norwalk lecture presented by Madeleine & Ed Eckert
  • 10am – 3pm: Mill Hill Historic Park – Open House – c. 1835 Town House Museum, c. 1826 “Little Red Schoolhouse” & c. 1740 Gov. Thomas Fitch Law Office & Town House Hill ancient burying ground

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Friends Events

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Past Events

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Over 40 paintings, drawings, photographs, and collages from 21 artists representing “DiverseCity in Norwalk”

  • See the entries at the Town House Museum in Mill Hill Historic Park, 2 East Wall Street, Norwalk
  • Museum Admission:
    • General Admission (12 – 64 years old): $5, Seniors (65 years old+): $3
    • Child (3-11 years old): $3, Child under 3 years old: Free

All artwork is for sale.  A portion of the proceeds will go benefit the Norwalk Historical Society education programs.

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Party! Prizes!

Sunday, May 18, 4-5pm

Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd., Wilton

Eight Fairfield County historical organizations, have banded together to create the Great Letterboxing History Hunt of Fairfield County. The event begins on May 3 and ends on May 18. On May 18, there will be a festive family get-together at the Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT, 4-5pm. There will be refreshments and live music with Leigh Richards on acoustic guitar. Participants who stamp their official Map at all eight locations (bring it with you) will be eligible for a prize, and will be entered in a drawing for a wonderful grand prize. The event is free.

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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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Pocahontas: The Bridge Between Two Worlds

Commemorating the 400th Anniversary of the Marriage of Pocahontas and John Rolfe


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Norwalk Lit Crawl

March 4, 2014
6-8pm
South Norwalk, CT

Join the local community for an evening of readings from familiar faces (and voices) for SoNo’s Educated Pub Crawl

Visit one or all three participating SoNo venues: O’Neill’s, Mama’s Boys, and Brewhouse

Your $10 donation will benefit the Norwalk Reads program

Click here to signup, select “Donation Fund” from the drop down

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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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