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Community Open House

Windsor Historical Society 96 Palisado Ave, Windsor, CT

Need community service hours? Want to do something fulfilling? Learn how you can make a difference in helping to tell the story of Windsor! Join us on Thursday, April 18 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM [...]


Shad Derby Trivia Contest

Windsor Historical Society 96 Palisado Ave, Windsor, CT

The Shad Derby Trivia Contest is back! Think you know everything? Test your knowledge at the Shad Derby Trivia Contest on Thursday, April 25th, 2024 from 6-8 pm at the Windsor Historical Society. Teams of [...]


Canceled First Thursday Genealogy Support Group

Are you researching your family history? Society staff members have been helping family history researchers – beginners and experts for many years.  You just might find a solution to your brick wall through a fellow [...]

Fishing for Fun!

No bones about it—now’s the time for shad-themed outdoor fun! Children pre-K to grade 5 will enjoy fishing for prizes, shad painting, shad cooking demonstration, and more! Preregistration encouraged: $5/child or $10/family. Same-day registration: $7/child [...]

$5 – $15

Homeschool Days: Annie’s Home

For grades 2-5. Come learn about life in 1810 through the eyes of nine-year-old Annie Howard. Experience the Howard family through their beautiful, hands-on home, explore Grandpa Howard’s store, and send a letter through time [...]


First Thursdays Genealogy Support Group by Zoom

Zoom (register for link)

Family history researchers find that historical artifacts and documents become pieces of a complex and fascinating puzzle that shows you where you came from and who you are. Inevitably, experienced as well as inexperienced genealogists [...]


Written By Himself: The Life of James Mars, A Slave Born and Sold in Connecticut

Windsor Historical Society's Chaffee House 108 Palisado Ave, Windsor, CT

Celebrate Juneteenth this year like never before. Gather around the fire on grounds once walked by Windsor’s enslaved people to share in the dramatic reading of James Mars’ personal account of his life in 19th-century [...]


Opening Reception for People of Windsor Exhibit

Windsor’s people make it the great town that it is! For nearly two centuries people have been taking photographs of each other to mark special occasions or to capture a moment or a face or [...]

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