Tag Archives: Walker Road

Scene on the Streets: Windsor 2011


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Did You Know Jack? A Walkerville Landmark Is No More


I nearly ran the stop sign when I noticed the old red brick building on the northeast corner of Monmouth at Ontario was missing. It had ALWAYS been there!! Where did it go?? In fact the little house and the … Continue reading

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Hey You Posers! (How One Old Photo Led to Another.)


I’ve been saving this charming photo for a while. I received it from my constant source of old local photos, Charlie Fox, several years ago. He wrote: “I found another old photo you might like. The three people are Alfred Mapes, … Continue reading

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The Big Race: Walkerville 1896


One hundred and fifteen years ago, whisky baron Hiram Walker’s company town of Walkerville, Ontario was positively booming. Enjoy Charlie Fox’s fascinating look back at those heddy days when his father cycled the race of his life.  An air of … Continue reading

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Send in the Clowns. A Walkerville woman is waiting. c 1900


I am so glad I met Charlie Fox. His old house in Walkerville is a treasure trove of photos, antiques and other relics from the early years in the town that Hiram Walker built. About ten years ago we were … Continue reading

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