Start your visit with a walk along the Heritage Trail – it runs along the waterfront and follows the river upstream to the spectacular Uncas Leap Waterfall- the site where the Mohegan and the Narragansett Tribes battled.

Take a stroll around downtown where you will find breathtaking architecture and beautiful buildings dating back as far as the 1700s. If you prefer more recent history, colonial homes line the avenues leading into the downtown, visit Historic Norwichtown where you will fine handsome homes and majestic trees encircling the town green, stop by the Old Norwichtown Burial Ground where you will find the resting place of Hannah Arnold, wife of Norwich born Capt. Benedict Arnold, or stop in at one of our museums and see what life was ‘back in the day’.

 

Come – Discover Norwich!

On foot is a great way to explore. Try one of these ‘around town’ walking tours.

Historic Broadway & Union St
BroadwayNorwich enjoyed great success in the 19th century as a lively industrial center. Many of it’s wealthy entrepreneurs and mill owners built their homes along Broadway.
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Historic Washington & Broad St
washingtonbroad_000During the 19th Century Washington Street was attractive to many of Norwich’s prosperous entrepreneurs because it was along one of the two main roads into the Downtown Harbor.
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Historic Norwichtown
NorwichtownNorwich was founded in 1659 by 35 English sellers. They purchased a 9 mile square plot of land from the Mohegans which is the current area of the Norwichtown Green.
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Old Norwichtown Burial Ground
Burial GroundEstablished January 4, 1700 this burial ground reveals Norwich’s rich colonial history.
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Leffingwell HouseLeffingwell House Museum

348 Washington Street; Norwich, CT