Join us for an enlightening tour of some of Norfolk’s war memorials and sites related to World War I, in conjunction with our 2017 exhibition Norfolk in the Great War. The approximately one-hour tour will leave from the Historical Society Museum, 13 Village Green, on Saturday, September 2, at 10 am. Free admission as always!
At the Historical Society’s booth at the Farmer’s Market during Weekend in Norfolk, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the first market on the lawn of Town Hall, visitors saw a price list from the first farmer’s market in 1917, and how food was used to help win World War I for the allied powers. The Salisbury Band’s Senior […]
The Muse – Summer 2017
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 […]
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.