First Wednesdays

A Humanities Lecture Series, October through May

Norwich First Wednesdays

Host: Norwich Public Library and Norwich Historical Society

Library phone: (802) 649-1184
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Venue: Norwich Congregational Church

15 Church Street, Norwich
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Directions to the venue

First Wednesdays talks will resume in October, 2017.

Our 2016-2017 First Wednesdays season has ended. We’ll announce the 2017-2018 lectures in August, and the new series will begin in October.

Watch a video from the 2016-2017 First Wednesdays season

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Hackett Fischer looks at what actually happened the night of April 18, 1775, and examines the character and actions of Paul Revere, a far more complex man than the myth suggests.

This video was recorded at the Norwich Congregational Church in Norwich, VT on April 5, 2017.

See more recorded 2016-2017 First Wednesdays talks.