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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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Nuts in May: Kids at play, 1900s


I have no idea where in Windsor or Walkerville this charming photo was taken, but it is certainly a fascinating capture of not only a neighbourhood in the making, but of one of its little denizens who looks eager to … Continue reading

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Why Didn’t the Chickens Cross the Road?


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

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It’s Upside Down. Do You Think Anyone Will Notice?


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

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