How did the construction of I-91 or I-291 affect your life? Join Society staff and members of the Windsor community for in-person discussion. Refreshments provided. FREE. Advanced registration encouraged. Register here
Explore the Society’s updated permanent galleries, now improved to better represent Windsor’s diverse history with fresh images, stories, and artifacts.
Six of the seven Black Revolutionary War soldiers from Windsor lived through the war. Here are their post-military stories, as best as we have been able to learn.
Join former Community History Specialist Sulema DePeyster and members of the Windsor community for in-person discussion. Beverages and hors d'oeuvres provided. Free, but registration requested. Register here
Renowned interpreter Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti presents a stirring first-person portrayal of Harriet Tubman, speaking at the inaugural meeting of the National Association of Colored Women in Washington, D.C. Harriet weaves a tale of truth, pain, courage, [...]
With insight into local politics from current and former elected officials, you won’t want to miss this timely conversation on Black political representation in Windsor. Join us and friends from both sides of the political [...]
Windsor's George Turrer is remarkably well-represented in our archives. This rare collection of documentary footprints allows us to envision the activities of a Black man who was well-integrated into his primarily white hometown in the post-Revolutionary War period.
Did you know that almost 450 Windsor men served in the American Revolution, and that as many as 14 (maybe more) of them were Black? We know a little about some of them, and almost [...]
Did you or a member of your family work on one of Windsor’s many tobacco or other farms? Do you have memories or experiences that you’d like to share about the town’s agricultural past? Join [...]
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.