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.
Near the northern edge of the Windsor Historic District, on the east side of Palisado Avenue, stands a marker proudly proclaiming the entrance to Bissell Ferry Road. Tucked in between two nearby homes, the unpaved road would be easily overlooked if not for this sign. This modest reminder is all that is left to commemorate a vital spot in Windsor’s long history.
Join us at Windsor Historical Society on Saturday, March 16th, 2019 at 2 p.m. to learn about the life and work of Evelyn Beatrice Longman, the first woman to gain full membership in the National [...]
If you've been to the grounds of the Society's Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House, you might have seen a memorial plaque dedicated to Horace Hayden. This monument has been here since 2008, when it was [...]
Most of us remember what we were doing, and where we were when we heard about the terrorists attacks on our country on September 11, 2001. The effects of that shocking day still reverberate on a personal level and throughout the town. So how does Windsor remember?
In December of 2016, Windsor Town Council voted to exclude Mason’s statue from a list of monuments and burial places being assessed for restoration and there was discussion about whether the statue should remain [...]