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Founded circa 1890 and re-established in the 1950s, NHS leases three buildings from the City of Norwalk, which are located together at the Mill Hill Historic Park. The 1835 Town Meeting House, 1828 one-room school house and c.1740 Governor Thomas Fitch Law Office serve as the preservation sites for centuries-old historical and cultural items.Your tax-deductible gift will help preserve these valuable resources that educate and unite our community.

To join the Norwalk Historical Society, download the NHS membership form here.  E-mail to norwalkhistoricalsociety.org or mail to Norwalk Historical Society, P.O. Box 1640, Norwalk, CT 06852.

Norwalk Historical Society Membership Contribution Levels

Student/Senior/Teacher $20

Individual $30

Family $50

Supporting $75

Patron $150

Benefactor $300

Corporate $500

Download NHS membership form here
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Sharing… the stories of our past

“How well I remember the flood. We were forced out of our house and the only thing left when it was all over was one dam. When I think of all the terrible things that have happened all over the world, I realize how lucky we were to get through it and rebuild.”Sue Sulla on the Norwalk Flood.

Few events have left a greater mark on Norwalk than the devastating flood of 1955. And few have a greater memory of this catastrophic event than lifelong Norwalk resident Sue Sulla, whose house was damaged 50 years ago.

Sue, who is in her 90s and is still going strong, offers just the kind of living history that must be preserved.

Her memories are part of the Historical Society’s flood exhibit entitled “Angry Waters”.The exhibit, originally installed in the Norwalk Museum, was later moved to the third floor of Norwalk City Hall, where it is currently on display outside the offices of the Norwalk Redevelopment Agency.