Then & Now – Postcard Walks Through History

7/28/2012 - 2:00 pm

This summer the Norfolk Historical Society will continue our popular Walks Through History program with a series of postcard walking tours of Norfolk “Then & Now”.
July 28 — A Walk down Laurel Way. Rescheduled for September 22 at 2:00 pm.
August 18 — A Walk up Maple Avenue. Find out more about the railroad crossing, the Gymnasium, Emerson Place, Miss Rowland’s boarding house known as Fairlawn, and the residential neighborhood of Maple Avenue. Meet in front of the Library at 2:00 pm.
September 8 — A Walk around the Village Green. Learn about the evolution of the Green from an 18th century meetinghouse commons to a pleasure park lined with impressive late-19th century buildings. Postcard images of Pettibone’s Tavern, Crissey Place, the Academy, and the first Parsonage provide windows into the past use of buildings and sites. Meet at the Museum at 2:00 pm.