Bridges and Boats for Kids with Captain Bob

Windsor Historical Society's meeting room and outdoor courtyard will be transformed with boat and ferry models, Legos for building bridges, and outdoor wading ponds for a toy balloon boat race. "Captain" Bob Bell leads the [...]

The Lost Years of Bissell’s Ferry

Many sources, including an official historic marker along Palisado Avenue, will tell you that Windsor’s Bissell’s Ferry operated from 1641-1917. However, when I embarked on research into the ferry I encountered information bringing into [...]

The Windsor Trolley Line: A Brief History

Before public transportation initiatives in the middle of the 19th century, most people of modest means traveled by foot. If you were wealthy, a horse or carriage made things easier. Most people lived and worked [...]