The Mill Museum would like to renovate/restore/repair these historic windows which are all in need of re-caulking, scraping, repainting, rope and weight replacement and in some case replacement of cracked glass.
Can you help us restore the 19 windows of the two floors of Dugan?
Trick or Treat on Main St.
Come see the Mill Museum Monsters as they hand out candy on Main Street, Willimantic on Halloween night. It’s scary fun!!
On Labor Day, the Windham Textile & History Museum held a reenactment of a 1912 Willimantic Labor Strike. In addition, Prof. Jamie Eves, PhD discussed the American Thread Strike of 1925 on September 21.
In conjunction with this events, Prof. Anna Kirchmann, PhD will speak about the Willimantic Strike of 1912 on Sunday, November 16 at 4pm.
Please join us at the Mill Museum for these presentations.
These programs are funded in part by a grant from the Connecticut Humanities.
New J. Alden Weir Video
In the late 1800s and early 1900s Weir lived in Windham Center (and elsewhere), married into a Windham Center family, and painted many Windham/Willimantic scenes. The newest addition to the site is a video documentary called “Love at First Sight: J. Alden Weir in Windham CT, 1882-1919.”
Check out the video here: http://vimeo.com/106756172
Call to Artists – My Windham Project
The Mill Museum has joined with several other people and organizations in the Windham/Willimantic area to work on the My Windham Project.
The purpose of the project is to promote Windham/Willimantic as an arts and culture community. If you are an artist, check it out.
See The Mill Museum’s New Paint Job!
Click here to see all the pix!
Local artist A. N. Wyeth has painted a new watercolor of the historic Willimantic Falls mill site, depicting the old stone flood gate that once controlled water flow from the Willimantic River into the head race for the old Number Three Mill, demolished in the 1920s. Prints are $50 each. They are only available from the Windham Textile and History Museum. For more information about this and other A. N. Wyeth prints, along with an order form, click *here*.