Thursday, December 18 2014

Category: History

Photos: Celebrating 150 Years Of ‘Man and Nature’

Photos: Celebrating 150 Years Of ‘Man and Nature’

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of “Man and Nature” by George Perkins Marsh. Known as the “prophet of conservation,” the native Vermonter heralded the mod ...

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MB National Park To Celebrate 150 Years Of ‘Man And Nature’

MB National Park To Celebrate 150 Years Of ‘Man And Nature’

The occasion begins with an invited session on Friday, Nov. 21, at 6 pm., with a talk by Lowenthal and a panel discussion with land ethic leaders in the Billing Farm and Museum Th ...

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Spooky Woodstock Is Saturday

Spooky Woodstock Is Saturday

Spooky Woodstock for Kids. Saturday, October 18, 2-3 pm. Children's party that will include Halloween history crafts and a gourd hunt. Free, but pre-registration is required as sp ...

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Photos: Old Time Fair At History Center

Photos: Old Time Fair At History Center

Woodstock History Center hosted an Old Time Fair on the back lawn. Activities will included live music, heirloom crafts (corn-husk dolls and stenciling), face painting, silent mov ...

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Photos: Antique Car ‘Silver Ghosts’ In Town

Photos: Antique Car ‘Silver Ghosts’ In Town

A group of 'Silver Ghosts' traveling around the area stopped at the Woodstock Inn. Rick Russell Photos ...

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Photos: Windsor County Court House Reopens

Photos: Windsor County Court House Reopens

The Windsor County Court House that had been closed for renovations and reopened with a ribbon cutting and open house. Rick Russell Photos [pydsmugmugslider albumid="44087611" alb ...

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Court House Open House Friday

Court House Open House Friday

  After an eight-month, $2.2 million renovation, the historic Windsor County Court House will resume all court operations on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Windsor County voters approved ...

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Settling Into Jail While Court House Work Begins

Settling Into Jail While Court House Work Begins

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff Assistant Side Judge Jack Anderson wasn’t wearing slacks or tie on Monday morning. Instead, he came to work dressed in blue jeans and a button down ...

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Rare Artifacts Found In Courthouse’s Walls, Attic

Rare Artifacts Found In Courthouse’s Walls, Attic

 By Katy Savage, Standard Staff Folded on the ground in the attic of the Windsor County Courthouse was a piece of paper-covered in soot, listing deaths in Norwich, Pomfret, Sharon ...

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Heritage Chicken Days At Billings This Weekend

Heritage Chicken Days At Billings This Weekend

Traditional livestock breeds are an essential part of our agricultural heritage and an important resource for the future... ...

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