Seating the Meetinghouse

2019-02-13T11:23:48-05:00June 12th, 2018|Tags: , |

Across the road from the Strong-Howard House stands the First Church of Windsor. Looking back on the church’s history, there was a peculiar practice called “seating the meetinghouse” whereby all the parishioners were assigned their seats according to their wealth, position in the community, age, sex, etc.