Happy 150th Norwood!
By Bella Caggiano
Throughout the year Norwood residents will be celebrating the Town’s 150th Anniversary. The anticipation of this 12-month celebration has been building has for well over a year and 2022 is the time for all to embrace and commemorate thanks to the many volunteers who have devoted so much of their time for all to enjoy.
Norwood Local Town Pages will publish a monthly series throughout the year to inform residents of the various events taking place throughout town. There is a wide variety of experiences for every age group and interests for all to enjoy!
The celebration kicked off on First Night (Dec. 31), on the Norwood Town Common.
Friday, April 29
Norwood Police & Fire History
Learn about the Norwood Police & Fire Department’s rich history. This event will be held at the Morrill Memorial Library, 7-8:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 30
Sunday, May 1
George Henry Morse House Open House
Visit Norwood’s municipally-owned historic home (c. 1868), mingle with neighbors and friends, and learn about the Morse ancestry and history dating back to the early 1600s. George Henry Morse, one of Norwood’s earliest Assessors and Selectmen lived in the home until 1914. Learn of the legacy that the Morse family helped to build in early Colonial America in our local area. The Little Red Brick School on the grounds will also be open. Light refreshments will be served.