Exhibits at the Norwalk Historical Society Museum

Margaret Hoyt Smith: Norwalk’s First Female Architect

Curator: Lynn Friedman

This exhibition explores the life and work of Rowayton resident Margaret Hoyt Smith, who was commissioned in 1970 to design the house that is currently the home of the Norwalk Historical Society Museum (formerly Lockwood House). View original blueprints and a collection of Margaret’s drafting tools as you learn how this innovative woman paved the way for future female architects in Norwalk.

The Norwalk Historical Society Museum is located at 141 East Avenue, Norwalk, and is open Wednesday-Saturday, Noon-4pm, and during special events and by appointment for Self-Guided Tours. For more information on how to book a self-guided tour, please visit the NHS Event Calendar page.