(Norwich, CT) - In participation with The Last Green Valley, the Norwich Historical Society is hosting over 40 events and tours as part of Walktober beginning on September 17 and ending on November 6, 2022. The City of Norwich is proud to be a member of the Last Green Valley. The Last Green Valley is a National Heritage Corridor comprised of 35 towns in Eastern Connecticut and Southern Massachusetts. The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) is a nonprofit charitable organization established in 1995. They are advocates for the fragile and irreplaceable resources of The Last Green Valley. Founded as a grassroots organization and built upon a proven track record of success and partnerships, TLGV is ensuring a natural and cultural legacy for generations to come. During the past 30 years, the Last Green Valley has been sponsoring guided walks which began as Walking Weekends in October, and which have morphed from one weekend of guided walking tours to a month-long event called Walktober. Norwich’s participation in Walktober has grown exponentially over the past few years and we are pleased to have offered over 40 walks, virtual experiences, and special events in Norwich for Walktober 2022. Walktober calendars are now available at the Norwich Heritage & Regional Visitors’ Center, Leffingwell House Museum, the Joseph Carpenter Silversmith Shop, The Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce, and City Hall. Norwich’s walks are located on our events calendar. The virtual experiences are available on the Norwich Historical Society’s website and the Last Green Valley’s website and YouTube Channel. Like NHS on Facebook to be kept up to date on any changes, additions, or cancellations. Come Walk Norwich this Walktober and enjoy everything the Rose City has to offer! ABOUT THE NORWICH HISTORICAL SOCIETY Formed in 2001, the Norwich Historical Society seeks to preserve, protect, and promote the rich history of Norwich, CT. We are a registered 501(c)(3), non-profit organization run by a part time Executive Director and a volunteer board of directors. Over the past five years, the Norwich Historical Society launched several initiatives designed to strengthen Norwich’s heritage tourism efforts such as opening the Norwich Heritage & Regional Visitors' Center and creating the Walk Norwich Trail system which is a series of historically themed self-guided walking tours. ABOUT THE LAST GREEN VALLEY The Last Green Valley is two things - it's the 35-town National Heritage Corridor in eastern Connecticut and south-central Massachusetts, and it’s also your member-supported, non-profit stewardship organization working for you in the National Heritage Corridor. The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor is green by day and dark by night, a place with a rich history in a surprisingly rural landscape. With 84% forest and farm, the Corridor is the last swath of dark night sky in the coastal sprawl between Boston and Washington, D.C. The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization established in 1995.