Upcoming Events

Celebrating the anniversary of Norwood’s 1872 incorporation all year longPlease see our calendar for additional details.

Norwood History Discussions

Throughout 2022 we are holding book discussions focused on Norwood history, every few months on a Tuesday evening, 7:00 – 8:30. The March meeting will be held via zoom. Please email info@norwoodhistoricalsociety.org to indicate your interest in joining.
March 15 — C. Fanning, Mapping Norwood
May 17 — P. Fanning, Influenza and Inequality
September 20 — P. Fanning, Keeping the Past: Norwood at 150
November 15 — A. Heppler, McCarthyism in the Suburbs
December 20 — W. Everett, Tales of Tiot

Monthly Book Group

Our monthly book continues to meet online at 7:00 pm on the First Tuesday of the month. Please follow this link to see what’s on this year’s reading list and to rsvp for the next zoom!

Save the Date(s): Neighborhood tours this summer

In celebration of the town’s 150th anniversary, we are holding a series of Neighborhood History Walking Tours this summer. Join us for a walk as we talk about the history of different areas and communities that make up Norwood. All held on Tuesday evenings, 6:00 – 7:30. Add these opportunities to your calendar and stay tuned for details!
21 June — Upper South Norwood
28 June — Lower South Norwood
12 July — Swedeville
19 July — Germantown
28 July — Christian Hill
2 August — Guild Square
9 August — Town Common

Past Events

March 6th 1872-2022: 150th Anniversary Celebration

Online Reception at 5:00 pm on Sunday, March 6th

Our event is modeled on the reception held at the Day House in 1872. We will be broadcasting from the Day House and hope you’ll join us via zoom to raise a glass! We look forward to reliving key moments of the community’s progress towards independence and share material of the era from the Society’s collections. Please enjoy this recording of the March 6, 2022 event, courtesy of Norwood Community Media.

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