We now offer small grants to Windsor’s history and social studies teachers. Grants will fund classroom projects or professional development activities that promote learning about Windsor and Connecticut history and culture.
Kids are free, new hands-on activities and tour times this summer Thanks to a generous CT Humanities grant, Windsor Historical Society is launching the summer season with new hands-on fun and special tours during [...]
Our research library boasts a nearly complete collection of Windsor High School Tunxis yearbooks. A perennial favorite of visitors, we wanted to share these with you all here. This online collection only comprises yearbooks from 1951 to the present.
For the colonists of the 1600s and 1700s much of daily life was filled by tiring drudgery, but throughout the long hours of the work day, intoxicating beverages provided a dependable source of comfort. Drinking accompanied a diverse range of occasions that often took place in taverns, or during meals, work breaks, business meetings, weddings, funerals, trials, and legislative sessions.
In this column, we are featuring one of the invaluable education volunteers who make it possible for us to host our various field trips and education-based programs. It is a privilege and honor to work [...]
You may have driven by this lovely building at 853 Palisado Avenue. In 1896 when it was erected, Windsor was divided into 10 school districts. The northern end of Route 159, known as Hayden Station, was called School District No. 6 and had 55 students between the ages of 4 and 16 years old.