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Norwich is rich with historic places to visit and traces its history back to pre-colonial days.  VISIT the Norwich Community Development Corporation for more information at http://www.askncdc.com/discover-norwich/our-history/ 

Come – Discover Norwich!

On foot is a great way to explore. Try one of these ‘around town’ walking tours.

Historic Broadway & Union St
BroadwayNorwich enjoyed great success in the 19th century as a lively industrial center. Many of it’s wealthy entrepreneurs and mill owners built their homes along Broadway.
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Historic Washington & Broad St
washingtonbroad_000During the 19th Century Washington Street was attractive to many of Norwich’s prosperous entrepreneurs because it was along one of the two main roads into the Downtown Harbor.
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Historic Norwichtown
NorwichtownNorwich was founded in 1659 by 35 English sellers. They purchased a 9 mile square plot of land from the Mohegans which is the current area of the Norwichtown Green.
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Old Norwichtown Burial Ground
Burial GroundEstablished January 4, 1700 this burial ground reveals Norwich’s rich colonial history.
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Leffingwell HouseLeffingwell House Museum

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