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Windsor Historical Society
Visit this jewel of a local historical society offering the public a variety of opportunities to understand and appreciate the people, places, and events that contribute to Windsor's long and evolving history. We offer tours and public programs for school children and adults, and maintain a complex of two charming 18th century houses on historic Palisado Green including the national award-winning hands-on Strong-Howard House. and a modern facility which houses evocative exhibition galleries, a hands-on family learning center, a museum store and a fascinating research library. We also offer public events and facility rental.

Contact: Christine Ermenc
96 Palisado Avenue
Windsor, CT 06095
Phone: 860-688-3813
Fax: 860-687-1633
cermenc@windsorhistoricalsociety.org
http://windsorhistoricalsociety.org

Accepts Chamber Gift Certificates

Wed - Sat. 11-4 ;other times by arrangement


Events
Dillon's Market: A Look Back
4/7/2018: Dillon's Market: A Look Back - Please join us at Windsor Historical Society Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 2 p.m. for a special screening of WIN-TV’s production Dillon’s Market: A Look Back. From 1906 to 1976, this beloved community market on Broad Street was a place where everybody knew ...
Shad Derby Trivia Contest
4/12/2018: Shad Derby Trivia Contest - Compete for the Shad Derby Trivia Trophy on April 12 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at the Windsor Historical Society with a chance to win a $50 gift card to Union Street Tavern and year long bragging rights! Advance registration is required. Space is limited,...
FREE Genealogy Support Group
3/1/2018: FREE Genealogy Support Group - Join us on Thursday,March 1, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 7 PM in the Society’s library for our Genealogy Support Group. Just starting out? Experienced but stumped? Want access to Ancestry.com? Family history researchers find that historical artifacts and documen...
Hearth Cooking Demo & Cookie Deco!
3/3/2018: Hearth Cooking Demo & Cookie Deco! - Mid-winter baking, anyone? A cozy fire, the smells of applesauce and wafers cooking at Windsor Historical Society’s Strong-Howard House, plus cookie decorating and baking in the main building may be just what you need to beat the winter blahs. Please join...
Trains, Legos, & More 4 Kids!
2/3/2018: Trains, Legos, & More 4 Kids! - Please join us on Saturday, February 3, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for a special family play morning at Windsor Historical Society. Get out of the house and make new friends while your kids enjoy our train table or build something spectacular with Legos, bui...
Civilian Conservation Corps Camps
9/26/2017: Civilian Conservation Corps Camps - The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a public works program that operated from 1933 to 1942, as part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal. It targeted young men and veterans who had difficulty finding jobs during the Great Depression, provid...
Colonial Kitchen Garden Program!
8/27/2017: Colonial Kitchen Garden Program! - Join us on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 2 p.m. rain or shine for The Colonial Kitchen Garden of the Strongs and the Howards at Windsor Historical Society with master gardener and raconteur Gordon Kenneson. What was the purpose of a kitchen garden: just co...
Animals in World War I program at Windsor Historical Society
4/12/2017: Animals in World War I program at Windsor Historical Society - Please join us on the evening of Wednesday, April 12, 2017 for a special program about animals who served in World War I. This program is being offered in conjunction with the exhibit “The Changing Face of War: Windsor Responds to World War I” supporte...
Shad Derby Trivia Contest at the Windsor Historical Society
4/6/2017: Shad Derby Trivia Contest at the Windsor Historical Society - Think you know everything? Test your knowledge at the Shad Derby Trivia Contest on Thursday, April 6th , 2017 from 7-9 pm at the Windsor Historical Society. Teams of up to 6 members (age 21 and up only) can compete during five rounds of questions ranging...
Living History w/Capt. Howard & Furniture Inlay Demonstration
3/11/2017: Living History w/Capt. Howard & Furniture Inlay Demonstration - Join us for a journey back to 1810 and a fascinating look at how fine Federal furniture was decorated. On Saturday, March 11 , 2017 from 1-4 p.m., step into the Windsor Historical Society’s national award-winning Strong-Howard House, the 1810 home of Cap...
World War I Exhibit Opens
3/22/2017: World War I Exhibit Opens - A century ago, in April of 1917, the United States entered what was called the Great War, now called World War I. To commemorate this anniversary, Windsor Historical Society has opened its newest exhibit: The Changing Face of War: Windsor Responds to Worl...
Digitize & preserver your WWI heirlooms
2/11/2017: Digitize & preserver your WWI heirlooms - A century ago, in April of 1917, the United States entered what was called the Great War, now called World War I. Windsor Historical Society will open an exhibit of World War I advertising posters, photographs, equipment, letters and much more on March 22...
Pre-Holiday Dinner & Auction
11/18/2017: Pre-Holiday Dinner & Auction - On Saturday, November 18th from 6 to 9 p.m. enjoy a lovely and delicious sit-down dinner with unlimited beer and wine at The Lodge, 130 Deerfield Road, plus convivial company, and a host of wonderful opportunities to bid on. What makes a house a home? P...

Events

Special "10% Additional" Event
May 19 at James Selig Estate Jewelry and Antiques
Breakfast at the High School
May 24 at Windsor High School
Northwest Park"Nature Book Club"
4th Thurday of the month at Northwest Park, 145 Lang Road, Windsor, CT 0695
#tbt movie series
May 24 at Windsor Public Library
Wow! Art After School Program
May 24 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Book Babies
Fridays at Windsor Public Library
Date Night BOGO 1/2 Off
Fridays at Menchie's Frozen Yogurt 1095 Kennedy Rd Windsor, CT 06074
Blood Drive
May 26 at 153 Broad Street in Windsor Center
Dinner under the Stars
Saturdays in May at Tavern at Keney Park 171 Windsor Ave Windsor, CT
Landscape Element: Painting Trees
May 26 at Windsor Art Center
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Senior Citizen Day at Menchie's
May 28 at Menchie's Frozen Yogurt
Talk & Toys
May 28 at Windsor Public Library
Young Artists' After School Class
May 28 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
Buffet Dinner on the Patio
May 30 at Tavern at Keney Park 171 Windsor Ave Windsor, CT
Wow! Art After School Program
May 31 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Fearless Fluids in Acrylics or Wate
Jun 2 at Windsor Art Center
The Little Black Dress Fashion Show
Jun 2 at The Hilton Garden Inn 555 Corporate Drive Windsor CT
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Windsor Golf Tournament
Jun 4 at Keney Golf Course in Windsor
Young Artists' After School Class
Jun 4 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
Senior Variety Show!
Jun 6 at L.P. Wilson Auditorium-Windsor Senior Center
Windsor Business Connections
1st Wednesday unless noted
FREE Genealogy Support Group
Jun 7 at Windsor Historical Society
Still Young Book Club
Jun 7 at Get Baked 20 Central Street
Wow! Art After School Program
Jun 7 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Holy Temple Health & Wellness Day
Jun 9 at 691 Windsor Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095
Pet First Aid & CPR Class
Jun 9 at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad Street, Windsor, CT
Windsor Treasure Hunt Townwide Tag
Jun 9 at All over Windsor
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
YPW Meeting
2nd Tuesdays at 261 Broad Street, Windsor
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
Alzheimer's Support Group
2nd Thursdays at Kimberly Hall North
Summer 2018 Kickoff Lawn Party
Jun 16 at Windsor Public Library
WIN-TV's Dom's Fundraiser
Jun 16 at Dom's Broad Eatery 330 Broad Street
Father's Day BBq
Jun 17 at The Tavern at Keney Park.. 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Ballroom Dancing for Beginners
Jun 18 at Windsor High School Cafeteria
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
Passport to Summer Fun in Windsor
Jun 22 at Town of Windsor
Windsor Lions Yoga Fundraiser
Jun 23 at Get Baked 25 Center Street Windsor, CT
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Monday Morning Book Club
Jun 25 at Windsor Public Library
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Summer Classic Movie Series
Jun 26 at Windsor Public Library
Summer Lobster Dinner
Jun 26 at The Tavern at Keney Park.. 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
KC Sisters
Jun 27 at Windsor Public Library
Ukulele for Beginners-B
Jun 27 at Windsor High School J113
Concert on the Green
Jun 28 at Windsor Town Green
Northwest Park"Nature Book Club"
4th Thurday of the month at Northwest Park, 145 Lang Road, Windsor, CT 0695
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Summer Classic Movie Series
Jul 3 at Windsor Public Library
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
Windsor Business Connections
1st Wednesday unless noted
Concert on the Green
Jul 5 at Windsor Town Green
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Summer Classic Movie Series
Jul 10 at Windsor Public Library
YPW Meeting
2nd Tuesdays at 261 Broad Street, Windsor
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
Alzheimer's Support Group
2nd Thursdays at Kimberly Hall North
Concert on the Green
Jul 12 at Windsor Town Green
Tour Windsor Rocks
Jul 12 at TourWindsorCT Locations
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Summer Classic Movie Series
Jul 17 at Windsor Public Library
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
Concert on the Green
Jul 19 at Windsor Town Green
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Monday Morning Book Club
Jul 23 at Windsor Public Library