The Windham Textile and History Museum (The Mill Museum of Connecticut), located in the historic former headquarters of the American Thread Company of Willimantic, Connecticut, is a non-profit educational institution housing a museum, a library, and an archive. Through its exhibits, programs, and collections, the museum preserves and interprets the history of textiles, textile arts and the textile industry, with special emphasis on the experiences of the craftspeople, industrial workers, manufacturers, inventors, designers, and consumers. The museum also promotes greater understanding of major trends and changes in technology, economy, immigration, society, environment, and culture that shaped Connecticut, New England, and the United States from the colonial period to the present.
It is the purpose of the Willimantic Victorian Neighborhood Association to educate and assist the community in the preservation and promotion of the Victorian history, architecture, and character of Willimantic.
The Crew of the Raven is a group of maritime living history explorers, researchers and reenactors focused on the exploration, naval, privateering and pirating histories of the Western European countries, their colonies in the New World and emerging America. The period of study and specialty spans from 1600 to the end of the War of 1812.
Bloody Historical’s unique combination of exhibits, shows, and hands-on activities makes it the perfect “edu-tainment” opportunity for families. Whether you are looking for Pirates or Wild West Cowboys, you will see hundreds of reproduced artifacts from the period, among them, clothing, documents, furnishings, tools, and weapons. Our performers and living historians to truly bring the past to life!
Nonprofit Living History Organization in Mansfield Center, Connecticut.
Provider of gear and accoutrements for Reenactors for 17th, 18th and 19th century, Pirate and Steampunk Events.