- 2nd Edition of our Canadian Bestseller Now Available!
- Don’t Know Much About History?
- Snail Mail in Sandwich, Ontario
- A cool place named Oxley. Yeah, O-x-l-e-y.
- Summer in the City: Mid-20th Century
- Lost Children of Windsor
- The Canadian Club Girl: 1897
- Run Like a Girl
- Shovel It: Winter 1930s
- It’s the REAL McCoy!
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Monthly Archives: February 2011
Perhaps it should now be known as “Dis-Grace” Hospital due to its dilapidated condition and the controversy surrounding a project that was initially regarded with so much enthusiasm. Closed and sold for $800,000 in 2004, the plan was to convert the site … Continue reading
1. You once considered the gas station drinking glasses with sailboats on them fine china. 2. Your grade school field trips were: Jack Miner’s, Colasanti’s, and the Detroit Zoo. 3. You remember “Stop and Go” at the Devonshire Mall. 4. … Continue reading
Not in Their Backyard Some of our fearless leaders at the City of Windsor think allowing people in Windsor to have a couple of chickens in their backyards to provide healthy, fresh eggs, would be a detriment to the city. … Continue reading
They are one of the many quaint and wonderful things to be discovered walking the streets of Olde Walkerville. Look down at almost any corner in this company town founded by Canadian Club distiller Hiram Walker in 1858 for his … Continue reading
A great story from one of our Walkerville Times readers, Howard Pare, Windsor, Ontario. I can’t believe that in my early teens, along with many others, I went swimming at the bathing beach located at the foot of Bridge … Continue reading
Mary Ann Shadd was born in 1823 to a family of free black abolitionists in the slave state of Delaware. She became a teacher at 16 and established or taught in schools for black children in several free and slave … Continue reading