NORWICH – What treasures are stashed around Norwich? We are about to find out. The Treasure Hunters Roadshow is on a world-wide treasure hunt and will be digging in town for five days – July 20-24. During this free event, the Treasure Hunters are expecting to see over 1,200 residents bringing in their rare and unusual collectibles. Locals will have a chance to talk to world-renowned antique and collectible experts, and it’s all free.
The event takes place Tuesday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Howard Johnson hotel in Norwich.
Recent finds include a 1960’s vintage guitar purchased for $100,000. Four gold coins were purchased from a local resident for over $72,000, Confederate money hidden in the walls of a residence that was uncovered during a remodel, Abraham Lincoln hand-written thank you letter, expressing gratitude for a night’s stay while traveling to Chicago, and much more.