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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]