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500 Ways You Know You’re From Windsor

Our friends at Walkerville Publishing have released their new book “500 Ways you know you’re from Windsor

Below are a couple of sample pages, more can been seen at the link listed above.

A captivating new book about The Baby Boomer Years (post WWII) in Windsor Ontario by Walkerville Publishing Inc.

If you are baby boomer (or, the child or parent of one) who grew up or lived in Windsor, Ontario, then this book is about – and for – you.

Do you remember Bob-Lo Island, the Elmwood Casino, Skyway Drive-In, downtown icons, (Kresges, Smiths & Adelmans, Woolworths), the Hi Ho, lost movie houses, CKLW TV & The Big 8, Detroit Rock & Roll, trips to Point Pelee – and that’s just for starters!.

A beautiful hardbound, full colour book with more than 650 images from World War 2 to the 21st century, 500 Ways You Know You’re From Windsor is a rockin’ trip down memory lane.

To purchase one, head over to walkerville.com

It’s a neat book, and a must have for any local history fan. There are some great photos, some of which are from my personal collection, and have appeared here on internationalmetropolis.com in the past.

Check it out, you won’t be disappointed.

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