Arts & Culture

History & Heritage: Black History in Windsor Essex

Rich in history, Windsor Essex played a proud and pivotal role in the Underground Railroad movement, helping thousands escape the brutality of slavery. Learn about the terminus of the Underground Railroad – right here in Windsor Essex.  Visit exhibits of artifacts which tell the story of African Canadians, their journey to freedom and their contributions to society.  Tour the oldest black church in Windsor’s historic Sandwich Towne, visit many more heritage sites and view artwork pieces and monuments exist in our region.

 


Getting your location...
Instagram

Cast your line and discover waters brimming with muskie, walleye bass and more! 🎣 🐟 Discover a full list of fish found in our region on our website! #YQG #WindsorEssex #DiscoverON #DiscoverYQG #DiscoverCanada #OntSouthwest

📷@dennett_rj
...

18 0

Have you checked out the @carrouselmcc yet? Don’t miss out on a weekend of celebrating culture, tradition, and delicious food! Windsor Essex prides itself in its diverse community. Check out some of the highlights from featured villages at last weekend’s event.
#YQG #WindsorEssex #DiscoverON #carrouselofthenations

Featured Villages:
-Philippines
-Hungary
- Poland
-Middle East
-Greece
...

58 0

#CoffeeCulture isn`t just about the fresh ground beans and that early morning cup! Most of our coffee shops also offer baked goods and cookies baked in-house. A coffee and dessert pairing is unmatched including @anchorcoffeehouse! 🍪🍞 🍰 #YQG #WindsorEssex #DiscoverON #DiscoverYQG #DiscoverCanada #OntSouthwest ...

34 1