Explore Historic Windsor Buildings This Weekend!

Thursday September 27th, 2012

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Doors Open Windsor returns this Saturday and Sunday allowing Windsorites to be house guests at some of Windsor’s finest gems. This year, Doors Open Windsor 2012 joins the nationwide commemoration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812.

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 at the following locations in Windsor, times vary for each. Check the Doors Open website for information, maps, directions and literature on each site.

  • All Saints’ Anglican Church
  • Assumption Church
  • Bedford United Church
  • Canadian Club Brand Centre
  • Canadian Historical Aircraft Association
  • Capitol Theatre
  • Descent of the Holy Ghost Romanian Orthodox Church
  • Dillon Hall
  • Duff-Baby House
  • Francois Baby House – Windsor’s Community Museum
  • Grachanica Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church
  • Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research
  • John Campbell Public School
  • Mackenzie Hall
  • Maryvale Chapel
  • McGregor-Cowan House
  • Mt. Zion Church
  • Our Lady of the Rosary, Roman Catholic Church
  • Prado Place
  • Sandwich First Baptist Church
  • Shaar Hashomayim Synagogue
  • St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
  • St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church
  • St. Clair College MediaPlex
  • St. John the Divine Orthodox Church
  • St. John’s Anglican Church and Churchyard
  • Studio G&G Inc
  • University Place
  • Walkerville Brewery
  • Willistead Manor

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

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