Tag Archives: 1930s

Walkerville: Past Tense


I plan to take a photo of what this block looks like now. Stay tuned! To read about shopping in Walkerville in the “olden days” read Al Roach’s charming story (published in The Walkerville Times and archived on walkervilletimes.com), Give … Continue reading

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Corner of Walker and Tecumseh in the 1930s: Flying Red Horse


Shortly after we started publishing “The Walkerville Times”, predecessor to “The Times Magazine”, I started receiving letters from Margaret Myers Stokes. Margaret was born in Walkerville in 1915 and moved away about 25 years later. Those years had been preserved … Continue reading

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The Good Old Days?? Swimming in the Poopy Detroit River


  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

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