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Meet Our New Program Manager!

2024-04-22T12:09:15-04:00April 22nd, 2024|

Hello, my name is Heather Lodge, and I am the new Program Manager for Windsor Historical Society. My job is to create fun and engaging educational programs to help learners of all ages fall [...]

Coming to Windsor Project Update

2024-02-05T13:56:52-05:00February 9th, 2024|Tags: |

This past summer, we announced our newest oral history initiative entitled Coming to Windsor. The project highlights the stories of individuals who migrated to Windsor and shaped the town’s ever-changing history. Thus far, we [...]

Two of Windsor: Accused and Exonerated of Witchcraft

2024-04-29T09:35:09-04:00October 20th, 2023|Tags: |

Occurring over 40 years before the infamous Salem witch trials, Windsor has the unfortunate distinction of being the first town in Connecticut to execute a woman accused of witchcraft. Almost 400 years later, Windsor’s two 17th-century witch trial victims, Alice Young and Lydia Gilbert, finally received a measure of justice when the state officially exonerated them.

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