We’re pleased to welcome two new members to our Collections Committee, Victoria Brown and Anthony Martin! Victoria Brown, who we featured in a recent article about her oral history interview, grew up in Windsor [...]
Over a year ago, we reported that we expected the John Mason statue, currently on Palisado Green, to move to Windsor Historical Society. It is now clear that this will not happen. You deserve to understand why.
Four new Directors joined the Society’s Board this spring, bringing valuable new skills and perspectives as we begin our second century. Welcome, Kaleitha Brown, Ashley Coleman, Daniel Crittenden, and W. Renata Dixon!
WHS's new Community History Specialist Sulema DePeyster in the Strong-Howard House garden. My name is Sulema DePeyster, and I am the Community History Specialist at the Windsor Historical Society. My job is to [...]
We aspire to be first in our region to center our history and culture on the lives of racially and ethnically diverse members of our community. We will do this by ensuring that our work is rooted in the history, stories and voices of all community members and that we build our core competence in diversity, equity and inclusion, aligning processes, systems, and structures with its vision.
Noted Black historian Dr. Carter G. Woodson named the second week in February “Negro History Week” in 1926. He selected this week to correspond with the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln, which many [...]
Now it is our turn to help bend the arc toward justice. We understand that a town historical society that gives voice to only some of its residents is not fully representing the town’s history, and is not fulfilling its core purpose. Windsor Historical Society will continue its work to become the inclusive organization that this community deserves.