Please join us on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 9-10:30 a.m. for a program on Medicinal Herbs at Windsor Historical Society. Horticulturist Gordon Kenneson will share research into old medical texts and recipe books which [...]
Join us on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 starting at 5 PM as we explore how a visit to the doctor evolved from the end of the 18th century through today. Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee practiced medicine [...]
Across the green from our Strong-Howard House, there once lived Dr. William S. Pierson (1788-1860) and his family. In 1829, Dr. Pierson purchased a day book that became a place for reflection on family and business affairs as well as a record of his medical and agricultural practices from 1829-1831.
If you've been to the grounds of the Society's Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House, you might have seen a memorial plaque dedicated to Horace Hayden. This monument has been here since 2008, when it was [...]
With Connecticut State Epidemiologist Dr. Matthew Carter. World War I killed 17 million people. The epidemic that started in the war’s final year infected 500 million and may have killed 50-100 million (up to 5% [...]