NEWS + STORIES
Willie Graham: Trailblazer in Community Activism
Some may recognize Willie Graham as the founder of WAACA, a community service-based organization dedicated to serving Windsor’s Black residents. However, Willie’s legacy of activism made a real difference in the lives of countless people throughout the Greater Hartford area.
The Hayden Station Train Depot
Heading up Hayden Station Road from Palisado Avenue, just past the railroad tracks, there is an empty bit of pavement on the right. It’s so nondescript that a driver might just think it’s a [...]
Celebrate Black History Month At Windsor Historical Society!
Windsor Historical Society explores, shares, and acknowledges Black history throughout the year, and in February two special events help highlight this important observance. Join friends and fellow history lovers for the three-part “Exploring Black [...]
Oral History Spotlight: Al Ilg
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
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!
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 [...]