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Assumption High School - c. 1965

An old postcard view of the new Assumption High School, as noted on the back of the card “directed by the BASILIAN FATHERS” My favourite part of the card is the fact that Huron Church road looks like a rinky dink little 4 lane roads with a grassy median in the…
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Our Lady of the Lake - Walkerville

Continuing with the early era, edge of Walkerville churches, here today is an old postcard again about 1910, showing our Lady of the Lake church in Walkerville. Last known as Our Lady of the Rosary, the church was built in 1908 and closed in 2007, and it is currently…
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Methodist Church - Walkerville

Today’s postcard dates to about 1910 and shows the Walkerville Methodist Church. This church building was the forerunner to the Lincoln Road united church building that is there today. It was built on Lincoln Road because Hiram Walker didn’t feel the need for a second church in Walkerville, as his current church was usually only half full. The lots for this building were purchased on…
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Madrid Motor Hotel - 2530 Ouellette Avenue

From the back of the card: MADRID MOTOR HOTEL Ph. Area 519, 252-7743 2530 Ouellette Avenue WINDSOR, Ontario, Canada Only 4 minutes from the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel exit, on Highway 3B, leading to Highway 401. Dining room with excellent cuisine. Banquet facilities. Pool. All…
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Wyandotte and Ouellette - c. 1965

A neat view of Ouellette Avenue looking north towards Wyandotte street, from about the mid 1960’s. This corner is my favourite part of the card. The Johnson & McWhinnie designed Bank of Montreal Building, that was sadly reclad in the mid 1990’s, but beyond…