Monthly Archives: February 2011

Mystery Men of Riverside


>A few years ago, someone found this snapshot on the sidewalk and passed it along to us. Anyone have any idea who these gents might be? Looks like this was taken in the 1940s in the Riverside area of Windsor. … Continue reading

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Dollars From Above


He Had Money To Throw Away (info from The Windsor Star Archives and Time Magazine) An eccentric philanthropist who threw money from a hotel window and went on a brief cheque-writing spree had Windsorites agog on March 29, 1944. He … Continue reading

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Hello Windsor History Fans!


  North Entrance of Willistead Park, Windsor, Ontario, before wrought iron fence installed around entire park, circa 1910           Hey, it’s Elaine, of Walkerville Publishing. You may remember when we produced “The Walkerville Times” and then … Continue reading

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