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WHS Turns 100!

2021-08-10T10:08:08-04:00August 6th, 2021|

Thanks to our wonderful Centennial Celebration Committee, the Society’s 100th anniversary will be a celebration of the whole Windsor community! Led by co-chairs Agnes Pier and Florence Barlow, the committee (see sidebar) is planning [...]

Windsor in 1921: Windsor Historical Society as a Reaction to Immigration

2021-03-15T14:17:55-04:00March 1st, 2021|Tags: |

Windsor’s population had grown rapidly in the years just prior to 1921, driven by immigrants who came to work in the region’s farms and factories. A larger population meant progress: more tax revenue and increased manufacturing. But it also created stress among residents who were wary of “foreign” ideas and changes to their habitual way of life.

Questions for the Future

2020-06-08T11:06:50-04:00January 3rd, 2020|

2021 marks Windsor Historical Society’s centennial year, an exciting time as we plan how to move the Society forward. The “What is our purpose?” question is as relevant today as it was a century ago.

Fair Days in Windsor

2018-09-06T16:28:23-04:00September 10th, 2018|

The Shad Derby is not Windsor's only town festival. In fact, Windsor started hosting agricultural fairs over a century ago, and the tradition continues with the Northwest Park Country Fair.

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