Everyone pretends to be a wee bit Irish on March 17, but Windsor has a stronger connection to the Emerald Isle than one day of shamrocks and green attire. In fact, Irish immigrants flocked to Windsor during the 19th century looking for work and a safe place to raise their families. Twenty percent of Windsor’s population was first or second-generation Irish by 1860.
The Kibbe/Sipple Correspondence Collection consists of 26 letters written by Windsor resident Fred S. Kibbe to Mrs. Jessie Taylor Sipple during his World War I service in the US Army as part of the American [...]
Trench warfare. U-boats. Doughboys. These are what typically come to mind when you consider World War I. But the George Wolf Collection at the Society goes beyond the typical and details the experiences of [...]
Please join us at Windsor Historical Society at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10 for a fascinating and sobering evening with Dr. Matthew Cartter, Connecticut State Epidemiologist and Director of the Connecticut Emerging Infections Program, [...]
World War I was effectively ended on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918, one hundred years ago. On Sunday, November 11 at 2 p.m., join Windsor Historical Society’s [...]