Tickets are available for $25 and are available at Broad Brook Gardens on Sullivan Ave.,Crandall & Daughter on Buckland, Dzen Realty on Ellington Rd. and the Wood Library on Main Street.
representing different periods and styles will be featured in this year’s
Holiday Walk on Main Street sponsored by the South Windsor Historical Society.
The Dec. 11 tour will also include a church, library, and Masonic hall. The oldest house on the
tour is the Dr. Horace Gillette Home, 1225 Main St. A descendant of one of
South Windsor’s first families, Gillette was a Torringford native who attended
Harvard Medical School and graduated from Yale in 1829. He married in 1834 and
began a 30-year practice here. He also wrote a series of articles about early
South Windsor and East Windsor history for the Hartford Times. He moved to
Chicago with his family in 1863 and volunteered as a surgeon in the Civil War.
Long-time owner Elsie P. Woolam will display Christmas decorations of different
eras in each room, beginning with 1840 and ending with favorites of the past 60
For more information check back here soon, or visit http://woodmemoriallibrary.org/