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Sandwich Heritage Walking Tour 2018 | Earth Day Tour
April 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Explore Old Sandwich Town with Museum Windsor during the guided Sandwich Heritage Walking Tour on Earth Day, April 22, 2018.
Museum Windsor is offering walking tours of historic Sandwich Town. These tours will utilize the new Sandwich Heritage Walking Tour App developed by the City of Windsor’s Planning Department.
Space is limited and advanced registration is required.
Tickets are $5 each.
Please call 519-253-1812 or visit the Chimczuk Museum to reserve a spot.
Tickets are also available for purchase online through Snapd Windsor.
This event is weather permitting.
Meet at Duff-Baby Interpretation Centre – 221 Mill Street
About Old Sandwich Town
Originally named Old Sandwich Town, the neighborhood known as Sandwich in Windsor, Ontario, maintains many relationships to the word and meaning of “sandwich.”
Established in 1749 as a site for French and British settlement (from Detroit), host of the War of 1812 and later home for black settlement, a shoreline upon which thousands found refuge from slavery in the United States.
Sandwich is one of the oldest and most historically significant neighborhoods in the province. Incorporated as a Town in 1858, Sandwich – where the first urban settlements in Windsor were recorded – has upheld a reputation for being a “blue collar” neighborhood beholden to a community immersed in manufacturing and government services.
Similar in name to the popular food item – sandwich – this section of town, like a sandwich, is rich in layers, albeit cultural, historical, economic and political layers rather than layers of ham, cheese, lettuce, tomato and bread.