First WednesdaysA Humanities Lecture Series, October through May
Norwich First Wednesdays
Host: Norwich Public Library and Norwich Historical Society
Library phone: (802) 649-1184
Venue: Norwich Congregational Church
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.
Program Underwriters: Crossroads Academy, Dartmouth College History Department, The Norwich Bookstore, Relatives of E.B. White, Smith & Vansant Architects PC, Stave Puzzles, University of Vermont Humanities Center