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Windsor Historical Society

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the windsor historical society provides a very informative history of the town and 2 historica... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
arthur w
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Brooklyn, New York
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Great exhibits. Great staff. Great events. Be sure to leave enough time to check out the house next... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Dr_Bill_Corcoran
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Windsor, CT
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The Windsor Historical Society, founded in 1921, preserves and interprets nearly 400 years of Windsor's history through exhibitions, education programs, publications, active collecting, and research. We offer a museum, historic house tours, research...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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96 Palisado Ave, Windsor, CT 06095-2526
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+1 860-688-3813
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

the windsor historical society provides a very informative history of the town and 2 historica houses: the strong-howard house, and the chaffee house. the strong-howard house introduced us to a new experience: the furnishings are all historically correct reproductions, so you can actually sit in...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

We visited the Windsor Historical Society Museum in Windsor, Connecticut on Friday, June 22, 2018. Our visit included a guided house tour of the Strong-Howard House and the Chaffee House and touring the galleries in the museum, all providing great background information from a historical...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Great exhibits. Great staff. Great events. Be sure to leave enough time to check out the house next door.

Thank Dr_Bill_Corcoran
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Windsor, CT is just north of Hartford. I lived in Windsor 40 years ago and delight with my fond memories.Having worked for AETNA I also worked for The Town Manager as an Economic Development Aid publishing the Town of Windsor brochure. If you like U>S....More

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Reviewed 26 January 2017

The Windsor Historical Society has done an excellent job at restoring several houses to specific time periods in their history - the Strong-Howard house to 1810 and the Chaffee House to 1767. The museum itself has a wide variety of collections and exhibits ranging from...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Recently, the Historical Society mounted a successful capital campaign that allowed then to restore and completely reinterpret the historic Strong-Howard House adjacent to the Society's offices and Museum. The House is now restored to its condition back around 1810 and the contents are now all...More

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