Monmouth Road Fashionistas


Staying Warm in Style on Monmouth Road

Another great old photo from Charlie Fox. This one shows his mom, Martha Heydon, between two friends in the backyard of a row house on Monmouth Road. Monmouth is still lined with these sturdy brick houses built for the employees of distiller Hiram Walker in his company town, Walkerville.

Looks like this scene would have been from the early 1900s, maybe around 1910.

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About Elaine Weeks

How history was taught in my day: memorize lots of boring dates and facts, watch corny old black & white history films. There was one bright spot, however. Grade 9 history at Walkerville Collegiate with Miss Falls (Georgina) when she taught a section on local history and took us on a field trip to explore some of Windsor's built heritage. Due to a peculiar series of events, celebrating local history became part of my business. My company, (partner is Chris Edwards,) Walkerville Publishing Inc., launched "The Walkerville Times" in 1999, which in due course became "The Times Magazine". Our goal was to make history real. I am a writer, editor, blogger, photographer, mother, wife, sister, activist, traveller, gardener, knitter, masters track & field competitor (when I have time), glass is nearly full person.
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