Projects

Historic Society Monument 

The WSHS has begun funding a sculpture created by artist Austin Weishel. The artist describes this work as an “Over Life-Size monument for the town of Windsor, CO. Structured to have the pump with an additional two kids holding “sugar beets”. Signifying how the town became what it is today from the 1900’s.”

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See the artist’s other works here

Images of America: Windsor

7615WINDcvr.inddThe WSHS has recently published a photographic history of Windsor and Severance as part of the Images of America series from Arcadia Publishing. The book includes hundreds of historic photographs from numerous private and municipal collections as well as local history.

Windsor is now available at local retailers, national booksellers, and through the Historical Society. Take a stroll down memory lane with pictures of Mr. McCall, Mr. Tozer, Frazier’s Drug Store, and the Star Lite Café to name only a few and recall the “good ‘ol days” of Windsor.

Purchase the book here.

See other books in the Images of America series at Arcadia Publishing.

WSHS Oral History Series

The people of Windsor and Severance make up the mainstay of our history and enrich our heritage. To preserve their stories, the WSHS has sat down with several local individuals and families to record their personal stories about life and times in Windsor and Severance.

The WSHS has made over 25 recordings as part of the series and continues to make more. Find these recordings at the Windsor-Severance Library:

  • Gene Morey
  • Helen C. Casten
  • Paul Fritzler
  • Jim Dudley
  • Emma Weinmeister
  • Maria Dressel
  • Erna Brunner
  • Mary Alice and Virginia Lindblad
  • Alma (Brunner) Gerbitz
  • Leona Bernhardt
  • Harold Stoll
  • Wayne Miller
  • Karl Erbse
  • George Tozer
  • Clara Rutz
  • Jim Schlotthauer
  • Grandmothers
  • Pickle Docks
  • Macy’s Windsor Beacon
  • School Classes in the 1930s
  • School Classes in the 1940s
  • School Classes in the 1950s
  • School Classes in the 1960s
  • School Classes in the 1970s
  • School Classes in the 1980s
  • Lind Brothers
  • Lucy Apadaca
  • Bret Mai
  • Allen Salzmann
  • Russ Schnell
  • Louanne Timm