Norwalk history revived

On May 3-4, 2008, the Norwalk Historical Society hosted a Militia Muster Weekend at Mill Hill Historic Park, 2 East Wall Street, Norwalk, home to NHS. Staffed by members of the recreated 5th Connecticut Regiment, visitors experienced a spring militia muster encampment and talked with the men to learn their views on the Revolution, saw their muskets and equipment and learned how they lived while on campaign. The militia marched over to the Town Green, much as they would have done 230 years ago, and practiced their drill and firing. Meanwhile back at Mill Hill, the enticing aroma of hearth-cooked food emanated from the Gov. Fitch Law Office kitchen where Joy Filler of Newtown, CT prepared the noonday meal for the soldiers. More
Jun 4, 2008 - 5:26:59 AM

Restoring nature’s oasis in Norwalk

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Norwalk Seaport Association partner to restore natural biological habitat in the Norwalk islands

Due to heavy recreational use, habitat degradation by nonnative invasive plant species and unchecked animal populations, the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection has identified the Norwalk Islands and their habitats as one of the 13 most imperiled natural communities in Connecticut. Now, thanks to a long-term partnership between the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the Norwalk Seaport Association, efforts to restore the natural habitat in the Norwalk Islands are underway.
Jun 4, 2008 - 5:20:47 AM

The Chazz

When guitarist Marc Huberman stepped onstage at Manhattan’s famed Cutting Room, it was with a one-of-a-kind archtop guitar — handcrafted by South African native Charles Pritchard, of Norwalk. More
Jun 4, 2008 - 5:18:26 AM

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