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

Coming to Windsor Project Update

February 9th, 2024|

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

October 20th, 2023|

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.


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