55 Lathrop Road
Plainfield, CT 06374
Phone: (860) 564-4021
Fax: (860) 564-4025
This masonry arch bridge was built in 1886 and is one of the finest examples of 19th Century masonry bridges. Spanning across 62 feet (18.90 meters), its carved pink granite arches and stonework has stood the test of time. The bridge offers scenic view of the surrounding locales and is a quiet footbridge. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.
The Huntington Homestead is mostly referred to as the Samuel Huntington Birthplace. It was home to Samuel Huntington, the statesman who signed the Declaration of Independence in the Revolutionary War. This site features his home, a lovely fountain and trees that together make for a historical homestead. Included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, this site is completely safeguarded sans any signs of neglect or abandon.
The southern edge of Scotland in Connecticut is bestowed with one of the finer houses in the form of the Edward Waldo House. It is a historic house that was erected in 1715 and occupies tremendous monumental value. The house annually hosts the Highland Festival that happens in October.
The Danielson Main Street Historic District comprises commercial buildings along the Main street. Evans Block, Cyr Building and Attawaugan Hotel are few of the many contributing properties of this district.
Located on Golden Street, the Divine Providence Church is the local community church of Norwich. Everyone is welcome to the services that are held regularly. They aim to bring people together to spend time with family and friends.
Once the home of town physician, local historian, antiquarian, Civil War veteran and author, Dr. Ashbel Woodward, this historic building has since been acquired and restored by the Town of Franklin. A proud listing on the National Register of Historic Places, the museum houses an immense collection of information about the history of the town and the community. It is also the site for special historical events. The museum also features a magnificent art gallery. Dr. Ashbel Woodward House Museum is located at 387 Route 32, but access and parking is via Plains Road only.
Restored home of early industrialist Christopher Leffingwell. Built in 1675 and used as a meeting place for patriots during the Revolutionary War. it is open from April 15 to October 15.
Norwich Free Academy is a premier school in Norwich. The school has been nurturing and educating young minds since 1854 and is renowned as a stellar educational institution. Architecturally speaking the building is magnificent as it reflects Romanesque style. The school is divided into several buildings, such as, Converse, Commercial, Shattuck buildings, Latham Science and Information Center and many more such structures. Some structures are built in the Gothic style that adds to its charm. The Slater Memorial Museum is an old art museum located within the campus of NFA. Here, you will come across several artifacts, paintings and other treasures. It has a big and comprehensive library and also a large recreational field and gymnasium for various athletics. The school offers the best of facilities in science, and various extra curricular activities. Contact the school to visit the campus.
The Elliottville Lower Mill also known as the "Peep Toad Mill" is a small building comprising of stone. This structure was a cotton mill which overlooked the pond and is now a cut stone dam. This mill, now, is used as a residence, a craft exhibition area, and also a studio. The distinctive feature of this mill was the cupola which was visible in the 20th century.
Norwich City Hall, is located in the city center. A huge building, it holds several public service departments. All official work such as the issue of birth and death, marriage certificates, licenses, land records and others are taken care of here. Contact the city hall for information regarding official work.
A two floor building, the Otis Library is situated in the city's center. This is a well established public library in Norwich with large areas earmarked for various categories. On the first floor, you will come across the reference center, fiction and non fiction books and reading section for adults. There is also a cafe and atrium on this floor. The second floor is dedicated largely to children. There is a large reading area and also an area for storytelling and crafts besides children's books. If you prefer your own private corner, then book one of the two study rooms. The Community Room on the second level is excellent for meetings and other conventions. It can accommodate up to 128 people. A free library card is issued to residents of Norwich, for others identification is required. They have a large collection of books on their on line data base as well. Besides books, there are DVDs, magazines and other stuff in all genres. Drop in and browse through their large selection of books.
"World Class" marina with brick promenades and walkways, lawn and flower beds, outdoor cooking grills and benches.