Our History

From the car capital of Canada, to our roots steeped deep in whisky & prohibition there is a rich history in Windsor Essex.

Click on any of the icons below to learn more about our story – and sites, attractions & tours to help you learn a little bit more about the history of Windsor, Essex County & Pelee Island.

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Enjoy a craft beer this weekend on the Barrels Bottles and Brews Trail with The Flight Log tasting pass giving you an exclusive tasting flight offer at each stop. The trail features 10 breweries & 2 distilleries including @curedcraftbrewing! 🍻
#YQG #WindsorEssex #DiscoverON #DiscoverYQG #DiscoverCanada #OntSouthwest #BarrelTrail #CraftBeer
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Get a taste of Italy in Windsor Essex! Visit @viaitaliayqg and explore part of what makes the region so diverse. Restaurants, cafes, events and more. #YQG #WindsorEssex #DiscoverON #DiscoverYQG #DiscoverCanada #OntSouthwest #ViaItalia ...

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Shop local at a boutique store in Windsor Essex when you visit. Grab yourself a hand crafted and quilted souvenir! #YQG #WindsorEssex #DiscoverON #DiscoverYQG #DiscoverCanada #OntSouthwest #wemadeit

📷 @northshorequiltingco
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