Windsor Historical Society Museum - Windsor, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 51.460 W 072° 38.214
18T E 696148 N 4636673
Quick Description: The Windsor Historical Society Museum is located in the former John and Sarah Strong House at 96 Palisado Avenue in Windsor, CT.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 8/13/2022 6:41:01 AM
Waymark Code: WM16JE9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
The John and Sarah Strong House, was built in 1758. The building has a section with the original gambrel roof and an addition with a gable roof that was added later as was a complex of buildings built around three sides of a courtyard. The Windsor Historical Society saved the house from demolition in 1925 and has served as the headquarters for the Society. Today it also serves an historical museum which is open for tours.

Their website's has the following mission statement:

"Our mission is to invite people to connect with Windsor’s evolving history by preserving, interpreting, and sharing our community’s artifacts and stories." (visit link)

The collections of the Windsor Historical Society includes about 11,000 items including:

Archaeological Artifacts
Decorative and Household Items
Equipment
Machinery
Native American Artifacts
Oral Histories
Post Cards
Tools
Windsor High School Yearbooks

Admission is free.
Theme:
Local History


Street Address:
96 Palisado Avenue
Windsor, CT
06095


Food Court: no

Gift Shop: yes

Hours of Operation:
Wednesdays – Saturdays 11 AM – 4 PM closed on major holidays Tours to Historic Houses 11 AM – 3 PM Wednesday – Saturday Address:


Cost: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Museum Size: Medium

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

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