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Grant will allow access to Norfolk’s history

Norfolk Historical Society Executive Director Barry Webber showed an exhibit of historical photographs taken by Marie Hartig Kendall. A new state grant will allow the museum to upgrade its displays, archives and research facilities. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

NORFOLK — Thanks to a state grant, the Norfolk Historical Society will soon be upgrading its museum at 13 Village Green.

The building was originally the Norfolk Academy and was built in 1840. 

The Historical Society was founded in 1960.

In late December the state Department of Economic and Community Development, through its Good to Great program, awarded the society a $60,546 grant.

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