Tag Archives: Detroit River

Cruising 1920s Style


Isn’t this photo a beaut? I’ve been saving it for a while. Tony Beresford, a member of my Windsor Ontario Then facebook group, posted it several months ago but unfortunately, didn’t have much information to go with it. At least … Continue reading

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Upper Canada, eh? Windsor in 1837.


Still enjoying the leftovers from your bbq celebrating 144 years of Confederation? Ah, yes. There’s nothing like cold chicken, ribs, potato salad and watermelon washed down by an icy Molson Canadian to help prolong that warm patriotic feeling. In addition … Continue reading

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I Read You Loud and Clear Dad.


The phone calls came about twice a month, almost like clockwork. It would be Dad announcing he had a bag of magazines to bring over. A voracious reader he could plow through probably a good dozen of them a week, … 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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