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Leffingwell House Museum

348 Washington St.
Norwich, CT United States

August 2018

Down to the Sea in Ships

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

Leffingwell House Museum, 348 Washington St.
Norwich, CT United States
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$5.00

Down to the Sea in Ships. In August, The Leffingwell House Museum will host a special exhibit of Maritime History from our Archives. There will be original shipping papers, actual accounts written by sailors on Whaling voyages as well as our 150 year old Naval Centennial Flag and documents from other coastal voyages. You can read excerpts from Journals that read like "Moby Dick!"  Men from CT went down to the sea for profit, whaling and to escape a bad…

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Down to the Sea in Ships

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

Leffingwell House Museum, 348 Washington St.
Norwich, CT United States
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$5.00

Down to the Sea in Ships. In August, The Leffingwell House Museum will host a special exhibit of Maritime History from our Archives. There will be original shipping papers, actual accounts written by sailors on Whaling voyages as well as our 150 year old Naval Centennial Flag and documents from other coastal voyages. You can read excerpts from Journals that read like "Moby Dick!"  Men from CT went down to the sea for profit, whaling and to escape a bad…

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September 2018

Benedict Arnold Returns

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Leffingwell House Museum, 348 Washington St.
Norwich, CT United States
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Experience the Annual Return of the Infamous Benedict to the Leffingwell House Museum on Sat.,Sept .22. Listen, as reenactor Kevin Titus, portrays both 'coats' of Benedict in the Tavern room.  Experience Colonial life and History as recreated by the Ye Olde Lebanon Towne Militia. At 1pm enjoy the annual delivery and presentation to Norwich Mayor of the 'heroic' leg of Benedict by Flock Theatre of New London. View memorabilia of his youth in Norwich and his sword on loan from…

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October 2018

Norwich Founders Day

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Leffingwell House Museum, 348 Washington St.
Norwich, CT United States
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$5.00

On Sat. Oct.6, Celebrate the the 359th anniversary of the Founding of Norwich at the Leffingwell House Museum. Listen as the Bells of Norwich ring for each of the 35 Founding families with City and State Proclamations read at noon. Engage in an ‘I Spy a Founder' memorabilia hunt during your house tour, see the sword of founder John Mason on loan from the NL County Historic Society, meet early privateers from the ‘Crew of the Raven’ a group of…

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Scarecrows & Cocoa

October 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Leffingwell House Museum, 348 Washington St.
Norwich, CT United States
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$5.00

Saturday, Oct.20, is the Annual Scarecrows and Cocoa at the Leffingwell House Museum. Start with a Scavenger hunt in the business sponsored Scarecrow Garden and craft a cornhusk doll. During your tour of the circa 1675 house, watch Christopher Leffingwell making chocolate in the Summer Kitchen, then experience a cocoa tasting to select the Leffingwell cocoa recipe for 2018. Finish your tour by listening to the delightful tales of storyteller Morning Star. 11am-4pm, $5 Come, Visit History, at the Leffingwell.…

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