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

Position Opening – Program Director

March 18th, 2022|

Windsor Historical Society is hiring – but only for one position – the Program Director! Unfortunately, several fake jobs reportedly at Windsor Historical Society have been posted to in a phishing effort to obtain [...]

Oral History Spotlight: Victoria Brown

February 2nd, 2022|

Victoria Brown's deep-rooted connection to Windsor and New England extends for generations. Possessing records dating back to the 1700s, Victoria is one of few fortunate Black individuals who can trace their lineage with ease.

The Librarian’s Brother, Part I

January 4th, 2022|

Upon the 1921 founding of Windsor Historical Society, the very first donation to our collections came from brothers Charles and George Hoadley. 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 only had a tangential relationship to the town. This article attempts to tell the story of two donors whose contributions became the foundation of WHS’s collections.


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