A close look at an individual or a few individuals (as opposed to larger groups of people)

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

2023-10-20T16:21:34-04:00October 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.

Meet Our Newest Staff Member!

2022-10-12T13:48:46-04:00October 7th, 2022|Tags: |

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 [...]

Volunteer Profile: Ethan Guo

2022-08-26T11:21:41-04:00September 2nd, 2022|

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. [...]

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