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

The Librarian’s Brother, Part I

January 4th, 2022|

Upon the 1921 founding of Windsor Historical Society, the very first (and very large) donation to our collections came from George E. Hoadley, on behalf of himself and his brother Charles. When George died the next year, his will included a $5,000 bequest to the Society. But neither brother ever lived in Windsor, and they really only had tangential relationship to the town. This article attempts to tell the story of two donors whose contributions became the foundation of WHS’s collections.

Welcome, Rain!

November 1st, 2021|

I am Rain-Michelle Ifill, but you can call me Rain. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York in the late 1980s, migrated to the South to pursue undergraduate studies in African American history [...]


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