Low Martin Mansion | Devonshire Lodge
Windsor, Ontario N8Y 1N3 Canada
The Low Martin Mansion located in Windsor’s historic Walkerville neighbourhood was built in 1923 by prohibition era rumrunner Harry Low. Low named the home the Devonshire Lodge. Notorious American Gangster Al Capone would often conduct business at the home and stay for drinks. The historic home was later purchased by local politician Paul Martin Sr. who hosted sitting Canadian prime ministers Lester Pearson and Pierre Trudeau for dinner. The mansion was also home to a young Paul Martin Jr. who would later become prime minister of Canada himself. The Martin’s sold the mansion in 1995 and it’s condition deteriated as it went through several different owners. In 2012 local cabinet maker Vern Myslichuk purchased and restored the beautiful historic home.
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