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Report: Fort Edward Street Archaeological Resource Impact Assessment

Fort Edward Street Archaeological Resource Impact Assessment, 23 February 2022, By Jonathan Fowler This post shares the Archaeological Resource Impact Assessment report for the proposed rezoning of two properties on Fort Edward Street. You can download the full report pdf below. Learn more about the proposal, and our Society’s response, for Rezoning Fort Edward here. …

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Walter Francis Lunn – A Fallen Soldier of The Great War: His Story

Walter Francis Lunn – A Fallen Soldier of The Great War: His Story by Kevin Lunn Winnipeg, MB klunn36@mymts.net August 2018 Introduction It was late September 1918. The push was on by the British, French and their allies to bring the Great War to an end. A soldier in that effort, Walter Francis Lunn, age 24, died on …

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Article: Jewish Legion remembered at Fort Edward 100 years later, Windsor preparing for centennial pavilion

Article on Saltwire by Colin Chisholm, Sept 26 2018. Click here for original article. WINDSOR, N.S. – It’s 1918, and Jewish recruits from across Canada and the United States are being assembled at Fort Edward in Windsor, preparing to ship out to take on the Ottoman Empire for the British. Unofficially called the Jewish Legion, …

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Mill Island, Windsor

Mill Island by Eva Mumford, Windsor, NS Prior to European settlement the area that is now called Windsor was a group of islands surrounded by marshland that was covered with salt water on the high tide. Through a system of dykes (levies), ditches, and one-way valves called arbiteaux, these marshes were eventually dyked by the …

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