East Windsor CT History


East Windsor CT was originally settled by farmers in the 1600's. They were drawn by the even topography and fertile soils of the Connecticut River Valley.  Even today, farming makes up a significant part of its economy. In fact, the character of East Windsor is derived from the agricultural land and open space which lends our town its rural charm. East Windsor CT real estate is comprised of five villages, Broad Brook, Melrose, Scantic, Warehouse Point and Windsorville. While combined for government and education convenience, each village is able to retain its own unique identity.  

With a population approaching 10,000, and a land area of 26.3 square miles, East Windsor also offers ample opportunity for business and industry to grow.  Situated on the east side of the Connecticut River, East Windsor lies nearly equidistant between Hartford, Connecticut and Springfield, Massachusetts. It is located minutes from Bradley International Airport on Route 5 with fast and easy access to and from I-91.

East Windsor is home to the Connecticut Trolley Museum.  The museum is known for and set the standard for special events held throughout the year, including Winterfest which features "The Tunnel of Lights" (Thanksgiving through New Years), and "Rails to the Darkside" and "Pumpkin Patch" (October).

CT Trolley Museum in East Windsor

 

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