Note change of date from published calendars. Drink and learn! Enjoy wine samples as award-winning historian and educator Jennifer Regan-Lefebvre highlights wine consumption in colonial Windsor and the surprising role that the wine trade played [...]
On Friday, June 26, at 6:00 p.m. we’re hosting our first ever Facebook Live Historic Libations event! Using a bar tab that George Washington and a volunteer cavalry corps ran up at Philadelphia’s City Tavern [...]
For the colonists of the 1600s and 1700s much of daily life was filled by tiring drudgery, but throughout the long hours of the work day, intoxicating beverages provided a dependable source of comfort. Drinking accompanied a diverse range of occasions that often took place in taverns, or during meals, work breaks, business meetings, weddings, funerals, trials, and legislative sessions.
Join us at Windsor Historical Society on Friday, December 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. to discover and sample colonial drinks popular in New England. You shouldn’t be surprised to learn that our area was [...]
Please join us on Friday, June 28, 2019 at Windsor Historical Society at 6 p.m. for a historic libations program focused on mid-twentieth century tiki drinks and culture. Americans first became interested in the exotic [...]