This Day In Norwood History-August 1, 1957-Norwood Mother’s Club History Shows Problems Of Motherhood Same Through Years (Part 2)

In commemoration of Its 35th anniversary, Mrs. George Woodard, through her diligent and untiring efforts, compiled the history of the Norwood Mothers" Club. Numerous hours were spent in reading through … Continue reading This Day In Norwood History-August 1, 1957-Norwood Mother’s Club History Shows Problems Of Motherhood Same Through Years (Part 2)

This Day In Norwood History-July 25, 1892-Norwood’s Heavy Taxpayers

This Day In Norwood History-July 25, 1892-Norwood's Heavy Taxpayers

This Day In Norwood History-April 6, 1997-Events dust off the life and art of once-renowned photographer F. Holland Day

Discussing next Sunday's open house at the F. Holland Day House, home to the Norwood Historical Society, are (from left) Maureen Graney, John Grove, Jean Detrick, Patricia Fanning, and Barbara … Continue reading This Day In Norwood History-April 6, 1997-Events dust off the life and art of once-renowned photographer F. Holland Day

Poll-Favorite “This Day In Norwood History” Article of March 2023

We want to know- what was your favorite story this month? Here are the top posts for March 2023: March 3, 1955-Peter Makarewicz Goes on Trial Next Monday in Murder … Continue reading Poll-Favorite “This Day In Norwood History” Article of March 2023

This Day In Norwood History-February 14, 1907-Norwood Historical Society Founded

In 1901, the Norwood Literary Society voted “that an effort should be made to form a Norwood Historical Society, while we people among us to tell its history, and give … Continue reading This Day In Norwood History-February 14, 1907-Norwood Historical Society Founded

This Day in Norwood History-February 2, 1895-Anna Smith Day Hosts Reception for Universalists At Day House

Mrs. Lewis Day, Mrs. J. M. Winslow and Mrs. W. B. Eddy gave an informal reception at the home of Mrs. Day last Monday evening, taking this way to redeem … Continue reading This Day in Norwood History-February 2, 1895-Anna Smith Day Hosts Reception for Universalists At Day House

Italianate

The Italianate style was prevalent from 1840 to 1880, and like the Greek Revival, frequently has pedimented gables on columns at the front entry and is defined by simple but … Continue reading Italianate

75 Day Street – The Joseph & Hannah (Rhoades) Day House

The Joseph Day house, circa 1990 (Source: MACRIS database) Joseph Day had Tyler Thayer build this Italianate style house in 1855 for him and his family. The house can be … Continue reading 75 Day Street – The Joseph & Hannah (Rhoades) Day House

92 Day Street – The J. Martin Winslow House

The J. Martin Winslow house circa 1900 (Norwood Historical Society collection) J. Martin Winslow bought this house lot in 1885 from Joseph Day’s estate. Day acquired the land in 1866. … Continue reading 92 Day Street – The J. Martin Winslow House

Stick Style

The predominant form of the stick style was a front facing gable with a steeply pitched roof and were prevalent from 1860 to 1890.  There were often cross gables or … Continue reading Stick Style