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A Visit to the Doctor, Then and Now

Join us on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 starting at 5 PM as we explore how a visit to the doctor evolved from the end of the 18th century through today. Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee practiced medicine [...]


Medicinal Herbs with Horticulturist Gordon Kenneson

Please join us on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 9-10:30 a.m. for a program on Medicinal Herbs at Windsor Historical Society. Horticulturist Gordon Kenneson will share research into old medical texts and recipe books which [...]


Grand Opening: Chaffee House Hands-On Doctor’s Office

How would Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee have treated a fever? A broken bone? Check out Dr. Chaffee’s apothecary chest and medical texts, and mix up some remedies. Talk with Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking artists who [...]


Garden Herbs: Their Medicinal and Culinary Uses SOLD OUT

Do you know what herb repels ants, treats sunburn and was used to line coffins? Join horticulturalist Gordon Kenneson at Windsor Historical Society to find out! Kenneson will present “Garden Herbs: Their Medicinal and Culinary [...]


Of Meate & Medicine: Herbs in Early Windsor

Join popular horticulturist Gordon Kenneson on Saturday, July 17 from 10-11:30 AM, at Windsor Historical Society for Of Meate and Medicine: Herbs in Early Windsor. Always fascinating, Kenneson will share early remedies for repelling everything [...]

$4 – $6

Eat Your Medicine But Please Don’t Eat the Daisies

Popular horticulturist Gordon Kenneson returns with another fascinating and humorous herbal medicine program. Gordon will share research into old medical texts and recipe books which has yielded fascinating herbal remedies, some still used, some blessedly [...]



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