Norwich: Rose City

Some say the city got this nickname for its beauty; others say its rolling hills resemble rose petals. Either way, Norwich, alternatively called the "Rose of New England," has had the <a href="http://www.norwichbulletin.com/x998217190/Norwich-not-about-to-lose-Rose-of-New-England-nickname">nickname for more than a century</a>.
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( John Long / The Hartford Courant / August 31, 2005 )

Some say the city got this nickname for its beauty; others say its rolling hills resemble rose petals. Either way, Norwich, alternatively called the "Rose of New England," has had the nickname for more than a century.

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