Welcome to the Norwich Historical Society! Our mission is to help preserve, protect and promote the rich history of Norwich, Connecticut, U.S.A. Our website provides you with resources to learn about interesting and educational events, put you in touch with experts who can help with genealogy and history questions, purchase Norwich memorabilia for gifts or your personal collection and obtain information on how to help the Society.
Buckingham Memorial, 307 Main Street
On March 6, 1963, the Spaulding Pond Dam ruptured, sending a deadly wall of water crashing all the way from the Mohegan Park area to downtown Norwich. The earthen and concrete dam gave almost no warning that it was near a complete breach. More