DescriptionNorwich University was founded in 1819 by Capt. Alden Partridge, a former superintendent at West Point. It is considered the country's oldest private military college. It was one of the first universities to institute military programs, which later formed the basis for the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). Current enrollment is 2,300 cadets and civilian students.
Guided tours of the Norwich University campus can be arranged at the admissions office in Roberts Hall, near the north entrance; phone (802) 485-2001 or (800) 468-6679.
Also of interest in Northfield are five covered bridges—three on Cox Brook Road, one on Stony Brook Road and one on Slaughterhouse Road. This is one of only two places in Vermont where two covered bridges are in sight of one another.
Things to SeeSullivan Museum and History Center