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The Librarian’s Brother, Part II

2022-04-15T11:39:59-04:00April 15th, 2022|

This is the second of a two-part article that attempts to tell the story of the donors whose contributions became the foundation of the Society’s collections in 1921. Part I focused on George Hoadley and his motivations behind making such a large donation to us. Part II turns to his brother Charles and his consideration of his own legacy.

Join our Board of Directors

2022-03-28T13:30:48-04:00March 24th, 2022|

Help us fulfill our vision for our next century Join our Board of Directors! Windsor Historical Society aspires to tell the whole story of Windsor’s long and diverse history. We have made significant progress since [...]

Position Opening – Program Director

2022-03-18T11:17:32-04:00March 18th, 2022|

Windsor Historical Society is hiring – but only for one position – the Program Director! Unfortunately, several fake jobs reportedly at Windsor Historical Society have been posted to indeed.com in a phishing effort to obtain [...]

The Librarian’s Brother, Part I

2022-04-15T11:38:02-04:00January 4th, 2022|

Upon the 1921 founding of Windsor Historical Society, the very first donation to our collections came from brothers Charles and George Hoadley. When George died the next year, his will included a $5,000 bequest to the Society. But neither brother ever lived in Windsor, and they only had a tangential relationship to the town. This article attempts to tell the story of two donors whose contributions became the foundation of WHS’s collections.

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