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Lisa Wilson Grant

  • Norwalk honors its history with Nathan Hale monument

    NORWALK, Conn. – Lisa Wilson Grant’s years of dedication came to fruition Sunday with the rededication of the Nathan Hale monument at Fodor Farm. The monument honoring the American Revolutionary War hero, who was hanged by the British in 1776, was erected in 1901 on West Avenue, along the trail Hale took on his spy mission…

  • Norwalk WPA mural rides off into history, to be showcased elsewhere

    Norwalk WPA mural rides off into history, to be showcased elsewhere

    Updated, 3 p.m., comment from Norwalk NAACP President Darnell Crosland. NORWALK, Conn. — The controversial WPA mural is now out of sight, ending this chapter in Norwalk history. Perhaps on the way: an exhibit featuring the mural, but in a different context, in another venue. Steamboat Days on the Mississippi, a mural completed in 1937…

  • Historical Commission will continue dialog with public regarding graves

    NORWALK, Conn. – The Pine Island Cemetery discussion continued Wednesday night at the regular meeting of the Norwalk Historical Commission. It is a discussion that has not ended, and one that Commission Chairman David Westmoreland said is yielding solid public input. At issue is whether to move 11 old graves – or potential graves –…