Windsor, Connecticut Vietnam Memorial Plaque

History and Location This Vietnam memorial plaque is located in the entryway of Windsor Town Hall in Windsor, Connecticut. Alexander B. Hooker, parishioner of Grace Episcopal Church and past President of the Windsor Historical Society, carved this plaque to honor Windsor lives lost during the Vietnam War.  The plaque was …

Calling Mom

When is it finally time to take your Mom out of your phone contacts after she has died? Mom died at the end of 2017. This isn’t the first Mother’s Day I’ve spent without her. But it is only the second. I thought it would get easier, but I’m finding …

Windsor Connecticut Gold Star Casualties of World War II

History and Location This World War II Gold Star Memorial was constructed about 1950. It is a bronze plaque mounted on a large white stone with the names of thirty-five Windsor men who lost their life during World War II.  Historically, a “Gold Star” flag was displayed in the windows …