17th Century Timeline
- 1614 - First recorded European contact with Norwalk by Dutch navigator Adriaen Block.
- April 20, 1640 - Daniel Patrick purchased the land west of the Norwalk River and east of the Five Mile River
- February 26, 1641 - Roger Ludlow purchased the land east of the Norwalk River.
- 1649 - The first settlers arrived from Hartford.
- 11 September 1651 - Norwalk was incorporated as a town.
- 1677 - Thomas Hyatt House was constructed.