Norfolk Historical Society Blog

Songs of World War I at the Norfolk Library In conjunction with the Norfolk Historical Society’s exhibition Norfolk in the Great War, on Sunday, July 23, at 5:00, Doug Schmolze, singer and guitarist, will present a variety of songs from the 19teens, both patriotic and otherwise, in a centennial retrospective. With anecdotes and historical notes […]

As we get ready for our 2017 exhibition on World War I as it looked from the Home Front in Norfolk, we are still looking for as many stories, photographs, objects, and everything else that you might have in your attic!  At our open house event in the fall of 2016, a wonderful group of […]

Warmly aglow, fending off a frigid February Norfolk night at the top of a hill on Litchfield Road, Alfredo Taylor’s magnificent Moss Hill which he designed and built for his mother-in-law in 1903 was a welcoming sight to a score of Norfolk denizens arriving at the formidable residence for an evening of history and fine dining.