John Fitch High School

This 1921 structure was built of tapestry brick with a green tile roof. An annex was added in 1929, and another eight-room annex in 1934. High school students moved here in 1922. When a new Windsor High School was built at Sage Park in 1953, the John Fitch High School building was used as an elementary school and Board of Education offices. In 1985, the town turned John Fitch building over to developers for conversion to apartments for the elderly. It became John Fitch Court. Over the main entrance to the school is a relief bust of John Fitch chiseled in stone. The lobby once featured a life-size portrait, done by Windsor's well-known artist, Ruel Crompton Tuttle, showing Fitch after signing his will and about "to goe forth" to the War. The portrait is now in the Windsor Historical Society's collection. © Windsor Historical Society.
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