Nora Howard served at the Wethersfield Historical Society from 1982-1993 as director of education and then executive director. She holds degrees in American Studies from Hampshire College (B.A.) and George Washington University (M.A.)
Her three books are Wethersfield Stories, Avon (a photographic history), and Catch’d on Fire: the Journals of Rufus Hawley, of Avon, CT.
She has been a columnist for several of the LIFE newspapers, was historian of the First Church of Christ in Wethersfield and executive director of the Avon Historical Society, and now serves as historian of the Avon Congregational Church. She resides in Avon.