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Thursday September 23rd, 2010

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Willistead Manor south view by Linda Goodhue (from our flickr pool)

Want to tour a dozen or more historic buildings in one afternoon?  Doors Open Windsor is this Sunday, and it’s your chance to be a house guest at some of Windsor’s finest gems.

What began as a European event in the 1980s, Doors Open made its way to Ontario in 2002 and has permitted thousands and thousands of people to visit some otherwise-private historic homes, ancient buildings and hallowed halls.

Doors Open Windsor runs between 10am and 4pm this Sunday September 26th at these locations in Windsor:

  • Assumption Church
  • Bedford United Church
  • Canadian Club Brand Centre
  • Canadian Historical Aircraft Association
  • Central United Church
  • Descent of the Holy Ghost Romanian Orthodox Church
  • Duff-Baby House
  • Francois Baby House
  • Frank Joyce House/Holy Rosary Convent
  • Glenwood United Church
  • Grachanica Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church
  • Holy Redeemer College/Academie Ste. Cecile International School
  • J.L. Forester Secondary School
  • John Campbell Public School
  • Mackenzie Hall
  • McDougall Stodgell House
  • McGregor-Cowan House
  • Paulin Memorial Presbyterian Church
  • Sandwich First Baptist Church
  • Shaar Hashomayim Synagogue
  • St. John the Divine Orthodox Church
  • Studio g+G Inc
  • The A.H. Bert Weeks Water Treatment Plant
  • Willistead Manor

Cameras are allowed at most locations, but be sure to check with organizers about location-specific regulations if you attend.

For more information, maps, directions and literature on each of Windsor’s Doors Open locations, check out their website:  http://www.doorsopenwindsor.com

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