DSDI Fall 2018 Meeting
September 28 – October 1
Hilton Garden Inn, Windsor, CT.
Join us for the Fall 2018 meeting of The Society in Windsor, Connecticut. We will be exploring several historic sites of interest during this meeting in both Windsor and Litchfield.
This is the beginning of the New England Fall color season so please make your hotel arrangements by Saturday, August 25, 2018. The base for the weekend will be the Hilton Garden Inn
You may want to come in a day early as there are so many historical places to visit in the area. You can start your visit by exploring Old Wetherfield, founded in 1634. In addition to this town, there is the Mark Twain House and Museum, the New England Air Museum, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art and the Connecticut Science Center.
The DSDI activities will start 12:45 PM, Friday, September 28 as we gather at the Windsor Historical Society located at 96 Palisado Ave, Winsdor. We will learn about early Windsor and tour two homes representing different eras in Windor’s history from 1-3 PM. We will then car pool 1.6 miles to the home of Oliver Ellsworth, “Elmwood”, 778 Palisado Ave. Dinner will be in the adjacent hall.
On Saturday, there will be an early breakfast buffet followed by the general meeting of the Society will be at 9AM at the Hilton Garden Inn. The bus for Litchfield will leave the hotel at 10:15. We will spend the day in Litchfield seeing a few rooms of Oliver Wolcott, Jr.’s home – now the Library (OWL), enjoying a box lunch, and going on a walking tour of the town with guides from the Litchfield Historical Society. The bus will return to Windsor around 4:30. Our wonderful weekend will end with a cash bar and a banquet in the hotel beginning at 6:30 PM.