Monthly Archives: May 2010

Sandwich First Baptist Church

May 31, 2010
Sandwich First Baptist Church

One of only two National Historic Sites in Windsor, the Sandwich First Baptist Church on Peter Street in Windsor’s far west end, was built around 1851. Records indicate the congregation officially began around 1840, with worship being held in a log cabin the congregation built. Shortly after that Queen Victoria & the Crown, gave...

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Returns For Leukemia – 2010

May 28, 2010
Returns For Leukemia – 2010

Returns For Leukemia is a fundraiser held by United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 12R24 in partnership with The Beer Store to raise funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC). On the weekend of May 29 and 30, customers will be invited to donate all or a portion of their...

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Looking North From The Norton Palmer Hotel – 1938

May 28, 2010
Looking North From The Norton Palmer Hotel – 1938

Another old photo, today’s view shows the Detroit Skyline from Windsor. This photo was shot in 1938, but according to the notes on the back, the print dates to 1952, and ran on Page 10 on April 5, 1953. A view of one of the old Norwich Block Buildings… Wasn’t this the building that...

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Canadian Bread Bakers & Pastries

May 26, 2010
Canadian Bread Bakers & Pastries

I stumbled across this building a few years ago, but I have been unable to determine much about it… Located on the south east corner of Curry & Rooney Streets, the building features construction with glazed bricks. The sign on the exterior indicates Canadian Bread Bakers & Pastries, while Naples Pizza is located on...

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Victoria School

May 24, 2010
Victoria School

Today’s post features a subject suggested by a reader, today we take a look at Victoria Public School. Victoria Public School was opened in 1922, and designed by Windsor architect Albert McPhail. While Victoria Avenue is named after Victoria Dougall, the daughter of James Dougall, an early Mayor and the man who gave our...

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