"Essex County Historical Society
is dedicated to the preservation and study of local history."

LaJeunesse Dinner and Award Night

October 24, 2019 Old Town Bake Shop in the McGregor Cowan House. 3118 Sandwich Street, Windsor 6pm Reception, 6:30pm dinner award presentation & guest speaker $30. per person; you may pay that evening (all reservations must be honoured.) RSVP. by … Continue reading

LaJeunesse Award

The Rev. E.L. Lajeunesse wrote the definitive history of the early French history in Essex County. He taught at the University of Windsor for many years and was the author of the book “The Windsor Border Region.”  Essex County Historical … Continue reading

Onions and Peach Fuzz, September 26, 2019

Don’t miss the reading and signing of the new book “Onion Skins and Peach Fuzz”, authors, Bonnie Stiller and Shirleyan English have written about the “Farmerettes of Ontario”. The farmerettes were the ladies that worked the fields and harvested the crops while the men were away during World War II. There were farmerettes in Cottam. Come out for an interesting part of our history followed by dessert and coffee. Sponsored by ECHS. 7pmptember 26 ,Essex Railway Station. $10.per person. RSVP mmarkham1@cogeco.ca space is limited.

LaJeunesse Dinner and Award Night

October 24, 2019 Old Town Bake Shop in the McGregor Cowan House. 3118 Sandwich Street, Windsor 6pm Reception, 6:30pm dinner award presentation & guest speaker $30. per person; you may pay that evening (all reservations must be honoured.) RSVP. by … Continue reading

LaJeunesse Award

The Rev. E.L. Lajeunesse wrote the definitive history of the early French history in Essex County. He taught at the University of Windsor for many years and was the author of the book “The Windsor Border Region.”  Essex County Historical … Continue reading

Onions and Peach Fuzz, September 26, 2019

Don’t miss the reading and signing of the new book “Onion Skins and Peach Fuzz”, authors, Bonnie Stiller and Shirleyan English have written about the “Farmerettes of Ontario”. The farmerettes were the ladies that worked the fields and harvested the crops while the men were away during World War II. There were farmerettes in Cottam. Come out for an interesting part of our history followed by dessert and coffee. Sponsored by ECHS. 7pmptember 26 ,Essex Railway Station. $10.per person. RSVP mmarkham1@cogeco.ca space is limited.