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Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada

Windsor, city, seat of Essex county, southern Ontario, Canada. Windsor is situated on the left (south) bank of the Detroit River, opposite Detroit, Michigan. Settled by French farmers shortly after 1701, when a fort was established at Detroit, the city was known as "the Ferry" and later as Richmond before it was renamed in 1836 for Windsor (New Windsor), England.

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  • 1767 - Parish of Our Lady of the Assumption established in Windsor

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  • Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada
    Church of Our Lady of the Assumption
    350 Huron Church Rd., Windsor, ONTARIO
    Jesuit mission 1728
    Parish established 1767
    Source: Google maps

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  • Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada
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  • 1855 - The Great Western Railway links Windsor with Hamilton and Toronto.

    en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/ Timeline_of_Ontario_history

  • 1865 - Church of St. Alphonsus established at Windsor

    www.gcatholic.org

  • 1869 - Windsor
    Windsor. - The largest and most important Town in the County of Essex, is pleasantly situated on the Detroit River, in the Township of Sandwich,...Read MORE...


  • 1873
    WINDSOR, an incorporated town and port of entry of Ontario, co. of Essex, on the Detroit river, opposite Detroit, and at the W. terminus of the G. W. ...Read MORE...


  • Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada
    Michigan Central Tunnel, Windsor, Ont., Canada
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  • 1906
    Windsor, a city and port of entry of Essex co., Ontario, on the Detroit River, opposite Detroit, and on the Grand Trunk, the Canadian Pacific and...Read MORE...


  • Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada
    Norton Palmer Hotel, Windsor, Ont.
    Postcard
  • 1916 - Church of the Holy Trinity established at Windsor

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada
    Walker Airport, Near Windsor, Ont., Canada.
    Postcard
  • 1925 - Chrysler of Canada is founded in Windsor, Ontario and the Plymouth Q-Four is the first Plymouth automobile manufactured in Canada.

    www.canadiancar.technomuses.ca/ eng/ frise_chronologique-timeline/ 1920/

  • 1928 - Church of St. Anthony of Padua and Church of St. Theresa both established at Windsor

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  • 1929 - Church of the Most Precious Blood established at Windsor

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  • 1937 - Church of the Blessed Sacrament established at Windsor

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  • 1949 - Church of St. Michael established at Windsor

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  • News 1960 - BLAST TOPPLES WALL OF STORE; SIX ARE KILLED.
    Windsor, Ont. - AP - Six persons were reported killed and at least 50 injured in an explosion that collapsed a department store in downtown Windsor...Read MORE...


  • Windsor
    Windsor, Ont, incorporated as a city in 1892, population 210 891 (2011c), 216 473 (2006c). The City of Windsor is Canada's southernmost city and is...Read MORE...




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Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada
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Church of Our Lady of the Assumption
350 Huron Church Rd., Windsor, ONTARIO
Jesuit mission 1728
Parish established 1767
Source: Google maps

Photograph

Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada
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www.freeusandworldmaps.com
Map

Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada
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Michigan Central Tunnel, Windsor, Ont., Canada
Postcard



Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada
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Norton Palmer Hotel, Windsor, Ont.
Postcard

Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada
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Walker Airport, Near Windsor, Ont., Canada.
Postcard
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  • 1767 - Parish of Our Lady of the Assumption established in Windsor

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1855 - The Great Western Railway links Windsor with Hamilton and Toronto.

    en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/ Timeline_of_Ontario_history
  • 1865 - Church of St. Alphonsus established at Windsor

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1869 - Windsor
    Windsor. - The largest and most important Town in the County of Essex, is pleasantly situated on the Detroit River, in the Township of Sandwich,... Read MORE...

  • 1873
    WINDSOR, an incorporated town and port of entry of Ontario, co. of Essex, on the Detroit river, opposite Detroit, and at the W. terminus of the G. W. ... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Windsor, a city and port of entry of Essex co., Ontario, on the Detroit River, opposite Detroit, and on the Grand Trunk, the Canadian Pacific and... Read MORE...

  • 1916 - Church of the Holy Trinity established at Windsor

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1925 - Chrysler of Canada is founded in Windsor, Ontario and the Plymouth Q-Four is the first Plymouth automobile manufactured in Canada.

    www.canadiancar.technomuses.ca/ eng/ frise_chronologique-timeline/ 1920/
  • 1928 - Church of St. Anthony of Padua and Church of St. Theresa both established at Windsor

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1929 - Church of the Most Precious Blood established at Windsor

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1937 - Church of the Blessed Sacrament established at Windsor

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1949 - Church of St. Michael established at Windsor

    www.gcatholic.org
  • News  1960 - BLAST TOPPLES WALL OF STORE; SIX ARE KILLED.
    Windsor, Ont. - AP - Six persons were reported killed and at least 50 injured in an explosion that collapsed a department store in downtown Windsor... Read MORE...

  • Windsor
    Windsor, Ont, incorporated as a city in 1892, population 210 891 (2011c), 216 473 (2006c). The City of Windsor is Canada's southernmost city and is... Read MORE...

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