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1887-Norwalk Ostrich and Dog
1887-Norwalk Ostrich and Dog. Edwin Cawston brought 52 ostrich to Norwalk in 1887 from South Africa. Attention from around the world was focused on the community and the flock of birds. The Norwalk Ostrich Farm was located on Bloomfield Avenue, three-quarters of a mile south of Firestone Boulevard
Hargitt House, Norwalk, 1891
Hargitt House, Norwalk, 1891 was built by the D.D. Johnston family and subsequently became known as the Hargitt House. Today you have the opportunity of visiting the Hargitt House Museum at 12436 Mapledale, Norwalk, California, which was donated to the people of Norwalk by Chun and Ida Hargitt.
Norwalk book by Lisa Wilson Grant
Located on the shores of Long Island Sound, Norwalks close proximity to New York City prompted the building of many summer residences and guest cottages along its coast. In the summer, steamships and trolleys arrived with passengers looking to enjoy the local amusement park, Roton Point. Norwalks earliest industries included farming as well as mills powered by its rivers. The area has been famous for its pottery, oystering, and hat manufacturing. Over time, this community has endured disaste...