The Windsor Chair was originally made for Porch and Garden Sitting Chairs, which eventually gained popularity and made its way into the home. Originally in the General Washington had 30 Windsor chairs at Mt. Vernon. It became a ideal chair for country living, but also variations found in finer city homes of the rich. Many agree that Philadelphia was the birthplace of the American Windsor Chair in as early as 1725. The Windsor chair is as stunning in the homes of today as they were in the past.