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Our Part in Canadian History

Rich in history there are great places to visit and learn about the roots of Windsor Essex. From the beautiful grounds of our historic sites and homes to the museum honouring the Underground Railroad and the compassion and solidarity it took to make this network possible.  Watch automotive and aviation history come alive when you go back in time at the Canadian Historic Aircraft Association and the Canadian Transportation Museum and Heritage Village where you can dine at their unique 50’s style diner,

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The Sandwich Windmill

Mill Street Heritage Park, Corner of Russel & Mill Streets, Windsor, Ontario


​In the 18th Century, numerous wind-powered gristmills stood on the shore of the Detroit River between Sandwich and…


Masonic Temple Ballroom

986 Ouellette Ave., Windsor, ON, N9A 1C6
(519) 253-3615
www.masonictempleballroom.com/


Due to COVID-19 in-person tours are postponed however virtual tours are available online.  Located in the heart of…


Little House of Cupcakes

108 Talbot Street North, Essex, ON, N8M 2C4
(519) 776-7721


From cakes to cupcakes and even desserts to choc covered items. Early Mornings Our bakers start work before…


John R. Park Homestead

915 County Road 50 East, Harrow, ON
(519) 738-2029
erca.org/conservation-areas-events/conservation-areas/john-r-park-homestead/


A visit to the John R. Park Homestead and Conservation Area will take you back in time to…


Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village

6155 Arner Townline, Kingsville, Ontario, N0R 1B0
(519) 776-6909
www.ctmhv.com/index.htm


Welcome to the Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village (CTMHV); one of the most interesting tourist attractions Southern…


Canadian Historical Aircraft Association

104-2600 Airport Rd, Windsor, ON, N8V 1A2
(519) 966-9742
www.ch2a.ca/


The Canadian Historical Aircraft Association, or CH2A, home to Windsor’s own Lancaster bomber and Mosquito KB161, is located…


Amherstburg Freedom Museum

277 King St, Amherstburg, ON
(519) 736-5433
www.amherstburgfreedom.org/


On Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 the Amherstburg Freedom Museum will be re-opening its doors and would like to…


Oxley Estate Winery

533 County Rd. 50, Harrow, Ontario, N0R 1G0
(519) 738-3264
oxleyestatewinery.com/


Oxley Estate Winery, in the heart of the wine route on charming County Road 50, makes small batch…


Ye Olde Walkerville Bed and Breakfast

1104 Monmouth Rd, Windsor, Ontario, N8Y3L8
(519) 254-1507
www.walkervillebb.com


Our Victorian era B&B is immaculate and beautifully furnished. All five rooms have private full bathrooms, TV, phone,…


Mezzo Ristorante & Lounge

804 Erie Street S., Windsor, Ontario, N9A 3Y4
(519) 252-4055
www.mezzo.ca/


VOTED BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT IN WINDSOR! The not-to-be-missed dining experience at Mezzo Ristorante & Lounge goes far beyond…


Nuccelli’s Frozen Yogurt

63 Richmond Street, Amherstburg, Ontario, N9V 1G1
(519) 736-7020


Serving the best Frozen Yogurt since 1987 in Amherstburg and throughout Windsor-Essex County! Join us in celebrating 30…


Windsor Sculpture Park

Windsor Waterfront, Windsor, Ontario
www.citywindsor.ca/residents/Culture/Windsor-Sculpture-Park/Pages/Windsor-Sculpture-Park.aspx


Visit Windsor’s unique museum without walls. Explore 31 large-scale, internationally recognized works of contemporary sculpture by world-renowned artists….


Stone’s Throw Cottage Oxley

499 Oxley Beach Dr., Harrow, Ontario, N0R 2G0
(519) 566-7993
www.stonesthrowcottages.ca/


Stone’s Throw Cottage Oxley is a beautiful, relaxing, peaceful, inviting 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house available for vacation…


Dairy Freez

368 County Rd. 34 W., Essex, ON
(519) 839-4703
www.facebook.com/Dairy-Freez-76809294245/


Enjoy ice cream, classic American foods, and other treats at this family run drive-in restaurant. Proudly serving Essex…


Willistead Park

1899 Niagara St, Windsor, Ontario
(519) 253-2365
www.citywindsor.ca/residents/parksandforestry/City-Parks/Pages/Willistead-Park-.aspx


The property surrounding Willistead Manor, appropriately named Willistead Park, contains over 300 trees, including Windsor’s only persimmon, a…


Sandwich Brewing Company

3232 Sandwich Street, Windsor, Ontario, N9C 1A8
(519) 800-2019


Our love of old buildings is eclipsed only by our love of exceptional beer. Putting it all on…


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