Windsor Birthday Lecture:  The Story Behind the 1633 Plymouth Trading Post

September 28, 7 PM – 8:30 PM

 

What is the back-story behind Windsor’s founding on September 26, 1633?  Al Boehm’s program at Windsor Historical Society is based on his research for Windsor Exchange Club’s phone book cover art in 2008, Windsor’s 375th birthday.  Boehm follows Edward Winslow, Plymouth’s diplomat and trading leader, as he explores and promotes expanding the colony’s trade territory into the Connecticut River valley. An amazing and unpredictable set of events during the 1630’s are examined as Windsor is first settled as a trading post and rapidly grows into a town within a colony.   Boehm’s research and art reveals a landscape based on native Algonquian land management practices quite different from the European practices that define our town landscape today.  Birthday cake served.  COST: $6 adults, $5 seniors and students, $4 members. 860-688-3813 or www.windsorhistoricalsociety for more information.

 

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