Monthly Archives: November 2013

St Mary’s Garden – 1914

November 29, 2013
St Mary’s Garden – 1914

To close out the week, here’s a shot of the statue of St. Anthony found in the garden of St. Mary’s. This shot was taken on the north side of the property, near Ouellette and Park. An interesting view of the Windsor Armouries can be seen in the background, back when the building was...

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St Mary’s Library – 1914

November 27, 2013
St Mary’s Library – 1914

Sticking with St. Mary’s again today, while I’ve seen a number of pictures of the outside of the building, I think this might be the first time I’ve seen a shot of the inside. This view shows us the library, which still seems to be decorated in a Victorian Style on the eve of...

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St Mary’s Academy – 1914

November 25, 2013
St Mary’s Academy – 1914

A nice view of the front of the old St. Mary’s Academy on Ouellette Avenue and Park. The photo was taken as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the school in 1914. This was actually the second school building, and this one was replaced by the one in South Windsor in 1928. This...

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It Makes A Great Gift

November 22, 2013
It Makes A Great Gift

Just a little more than a month to go until Christmas. The one gift that everyone needs? A calendar. The 2014 International Metropolis calendar makes a great gift, for you or someone else. They’re available now in the shop, and very soon they may be available in select retail outlets. This is a limited...

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Dillon Hall – 1928

November 20, 2013
Dillon Hall – 1928

A neat old picture of the newly opened Assumption University Classroom building on Patricia Road in Sandwich. One of the new modern civic buildings featured in a promotional booklet of the day. I love the car and the little tiny trees… Don’t forget the calendar is available for purchase over in the shop. They’re...

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Database Problems

November 18, 2013

Hey everyone, thanks for your patience. We experienced a bit of a hiccup, but thanks to the team at the webhost, they were able to get the site back up and running. Regular posting resumes Wednesday.

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Calendars for sale this Weekend

November 15, 2013
Calendars for sale this Weekend

This Saturday only, from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, copies of the IM 2014 calendar will be available at the Border City Knits booth at the Made in Windsor Show and Sale. The calendars will only be there on Saturday (tomorrow), not tonight. As always, they’re also available here directly from the IM.com Shop....

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Walkerville General Hospital – 1928

November 13, 2013
Walkerville General Hospital – 1928

A great old photograph of the Walkerville General Hospital shortly after opening. Better known as Metropolitan General Hospital, that building is still there hiding behind the many additions over the years. On a side note, you may experience some delay in comments being posted to the site. As IM has grown, it’s also become...

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11-11

November 11, 2013
11-11

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie...

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