Windsor Historical Society explores, shares, and acknowledges Black history throughout the year, and in February two special events help highlight this important observance. Join friends and fellow history lovers for the three-part “Exploring Black [...]
Dance has been just one of a variety of important ways in which Windsor has experienced music since the town’s earliest days. Sometimes controversial, but always expressive, dance, like all the other forms of musical expression, has enriched Windsor’s past.
Hello! I’m Melanie Stringer, an interdisciplinary historian, museum specialist, living history interpreter, former customer service manager, and a lifelong New Englander. Taking every opportunity for continuous learning, I have a penchant for long-distance research [...]
Piecing together someone’s life from scant documentary records is a bit like closing your eyes through a silent film and only opening them for a second every few minutes. Such is the case for the Black men of Windsor who fought in the Revolutionary War. To see more of the picture of their lives, we must fill in the blanks with what we can infer from the records, what is known about other people in similar situations, and what we can speculate might have happened.
In this column, we are featuring one of the invaluable volunteers who supplement and complement the work of our paid staff in so many ways. Ethan Guo is currently a student at Loomis Chaffee School. [...]
We’re pleased to welcome two new members to our Collections Committee, Victoria Brown and Anthony Martin! Victoria Brown, who we featured in a recent article about her oral history interview, grew up in Windsor [...]
Delia “Dee” Sales Jubrey was born in 1938 to Douglas Willard Sales and Marion Scott Sales. For most of her childhood, Delia lived in a two-room home on William Street in Windsor with her parents and two older sisters, Barbara and Patricia.[...]
Free admission for kids this summer! Funding provided by a grant from CT Humanities Windsor Historical Society was recently awarded a Connecticut Humanities grant to support participation in the CT Summer at the Museum initiative. [...]
In this column, we are featuring one of the invaluable volunteers who supplement and complement the work of our paid staff in so many ways. Iniya Raja comes to us from South Windsor High School. [...]
New to old and back again: Windsor's iconic homes renewed Every home tells a story. These stories represent generations of people – individuals and families – who form the building blocks of our town’s broad [...]