The Architectural Conservancy of Ontario is proud to be a partner in Windsor Jane’s Walk 2023.
Windsor Jane Walk will open on April 28, 2023 with county walks in Leamington, Kingsville, Amherstburg. Starting May 5, 2023, Windsor and Tecumseh will be the focus.
To see a full schedule, visit windsorjaneswalk.ca.
We’d love to see you at the walks we’re presenting and with which we’re partnering.
Friday, April 28, 2023
3pm – 4pm – Leamington: Rising from the Ashes led by ACO Windsor/Essex
In 1883, theBusiness District suffered a devastating fire that left only two buildings standing. We’ll talk about how the town rose from the ashes to become the tomato growing capital of North America. Click here for more information.
5pm – 6pm – The People of Point Pelee led by Carrie Ann Peters (Caldwell First Nations) and Dan Dufour (Parks Canada)
This walk will lead participants through the history of the people that occupied Point Pelee from the Caldwell First Nations, to fishers, cottagers and naturalists. Click here for more information.
Saturday, April 29, 2023
2:15pm – 3:15pm – Amherstburg – Heritage at Risk: The Importance of Designation, HCDs, and Advocacy – led by ACO Windsor/Essex
Walking along Dalhousie Street, we will talk about wins and losses in heritage advocacy and the threat that Bill 23 poses to heritage structures and green spaces. Click here for more information.
Sunday, April 30, 2023
11am – 12pm – John R. Park Homestead – From Tree to Table led by Essex Region Conservation Authority Environmental Education Team Staff
Enjoy a guided hike of the Conservation Area, stopping to interpret native tree species. After the hike, head inside the 1842 Greek Revival home and see the way in which native hardwoods were used to construct the home and period furnishings. Click here for more information.
Picture of Leamington United Church.