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Visit Historic Walkerville


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1880 Wyandotte Street East
Windsor, ON N8Y 1E3
Canada

(??.? miles from you)


Visit Historic Walkerville


(??.? miles from you)

1880 Wyandotte Street East
Windsor, ON N8Y 1E3
Canada


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Why You Should Go...

Walkerville is one of the most unique neighbourhoods you’ll find, founded in distilling Canadian whiskey and with a history steeped in the rollicking days of smugglers during Prohibition, the birth of the auto i

Now a modern, lively district in Windsor Ontario, Walkerville retains its heritage with an innate sense of “small town” welcome and the largest collection of heritage preserved homes and buildings in the region.

Unique shops, boutiques, and restaurants line these streets, inviting a leisurely stroll with shopping and excellent dining experience. The tree-canopied residential side streets offer shade in the summer and sparkle with lights in the glow of winter, lined with many impressive gardens and homes.

Just steps from Windsor’s scenic riverfront overlooking Detroit, Walkerville offers a modern urban community enveloped by the architecture and heritage of its 160-year-old former town.

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Why You Should Go...

Walkerville is one of the most unique neighbourhoods you’ll find, founded in distilling Canadian whiskey and with a history steeped in the rollicking days of smugglers during Prohibition, the birth of the auto industry, and many “firsts” for a rare 19th Century company town design.

Now a modern, lively district in Windsor Ontario, Walkerville retains its heritage with an innate sense of “small town” welcome and the largest collection of heritage preserved homes and buildings in the region.

Unique shops, boutiques, and restaurants line these streets, inviting a leisurely stroll with shopping and excellent dining experience. The tree-canopied residential side streets offer shade in the summer and sparkle with lights in the glow of winter, lined with many impressive gardens and homes.

Just steps from Windsor’s scenic riverfront overlooking Detroit, Walkerville offers a modern urban community enveloped by the architecture and heritage of its 160-year-old former town.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Extra Fun...

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Free public parking at Willistead Manor and enjoy the Walking Tour 2 blocks through historic Walkerville to the business district.

Take the Walkerville Brewery Tour on Saturdays at 12:30pm, 3:30pm or 5pm.  www.WalkervilleBrewery.com

Visit Jubilee Park in the centre of the district to learn the history of Walkerville on panels along the path, and to take pictures with our famous heritage clock and art-inspired Moto-Makover MG.

Fun Facts

It is thought that the very site that became the future town of Walkerville was formerly the Ottawa village, in which Chief Pontiac resided during his Siege of Detroit in 1763.

Hiram Walker, a designated person of Canadian Heritage, was possibly the area’s first international commuter, taking his own ferry every day to work across the river from his home in Detroit.

A key region during Prohibition, Al Capone and his Detroit affiliate The Purple Gang were said to frequent Walkerville and the Hiram Walker Distillery.

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Why You Should Go...

Walkerville is one of the most unique neighbourhoods you’ll find, founded in distilling Canadian whiskey and with a history steeped in the rollicking days of smugglers during Prohibition, the birth of the auto industry, and many “firsts” for a rare 19th Century company town design.

Now a modern, lively district in Windsor Ontario, Walkerville retains its heritage with an innate sense of “small town” welcome and the largest collection of heritage preserved homes and buildings in the region.

Unique shops, boutiques, and restaurants line these streets, inviting a leisurely stroll with shopping and excellent dining experience. The tree-canopied residential side streets offer shade in the summer and sparkle with lights in the glow of winter, lined with many impressive gardens and homes.

Just steps from Windsor’s scenic riverfront overlooking Detroit, Walkerville offers a modern urban community enveloped by the architecture and heritage of its 160-year-old former town.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

How You Can Follow...

EXTRA FUN

Insider Info

Free public parking at Willistead Manor and enjoy the Walking Tour 2 blocks through historic Walkerville to the business district.

Take the Walkerville Brewery Tour on Saturdays at 12:30pm, 3:30pm or 5pm.  www.WalkervilleBrewery.com

Visit Jubilee Park in the centre of the district to learn the history of Walkerville on panels along the path, and to take pictures with our famous heritage clock and art-inspired Moto-Makover MG.

Fun Facts

It is thought that the very site that became the future town of Walkerville was formerly the Ottawa village, in which Chief Pontiac resided during his Siege of Detroit in 1763.

Hiram Walker, a designated person of Canadian Heritage, was possibly the area’s first international commuter, taking his own ferry every day to work across the river from his home in Detroit.

A key region during Prohibition, Al Capone and his Detroit affiliate The Purple Gang were said to frequent Walkerville and the Hiram Walker Distillery.

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