News and Stories2017-05-11T21:52:25-04:00

Oral History Spotlight: Al Ilg

December 29th, 2022|

This is a regular column for the one-on-one oral history interviews conducted by Sulema DePeyster, our Community History Specialist. Each article will feature the story of a Windsor resident and provide highlights from the [...]

Dancing in Puritan Windsor and the Present

October 31st, 2022|

Dance has been just one of a variety of important ways in which Windsor has experienced music since the town’s earliest days. Sometimes controversial, but always expressive, dance, like all the other forms of musical expression, has enriched Windsor’s past.

Meet Our Newest Staff Member!

October 7th, 2022|

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 [...]

Glimpses of Windsor’s Black Patriots

September 30th, 2022|

Piecing together someone’s life from scant documentary records is a bit like closing your eyes through a silent film and only opening them for a second every few minutes. Such is the case for the Black men of Windsor who fought in the Revolutionary War. To see more of the picture of their lives, we must fill in the blanks with what we can infer from the records, what is known about other people in similar situations, and what we can speculate might have happened.

Volunteer Profile: Ethan Guo

September 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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