Revolutionary Kids!

2023-06-23T09:40:58-04:00April 21st, 2023|Tags: , |

Hands-on learning, with guest presenter Jim Trocchi Learn drill formations, how to pitch a soldier’s tent, and identify the gear a Patriot would carry in their haversack during the Revolutionary War. Ideal for ages 8-12. [...]

Glimpses of Windsor’s Black Patriots

2023-07-17T14:11:20-04:00September 30th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Piecing together someone’s life from scant documentary records is a bit like closing your eyes through a silent film and only opening them for a second every few minutes. Such is the case for the Black men of Windsor who fought in the Revolutionary War. To see more of the picture of their lives, we must fill in the blanks with what we can infer from the records, what is known about other people in similar situations, and what we can speculate might have happened.

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