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Local History Branch - Windsor Public Library

The Local History Branch is an important link to Windsor’s rich and diverse heritage. Located in historical Sandwich, the archives contains information that dates from the late 1700s – including newspapers, magazines, photographs, city directories, yearbooks and a rich collection of published material on the history of Windsor and area. The multimedia collection also includes paper documents (journals, letters, diaries), posters, audio tapes and memorabilia. The branch also contains a variety of genealogical resources – census records, birth, marriage and death records, passenger lists, church registers, cemetery listings and baptismal records. The holdings of the Essex County Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society are housed here, too. While this branch is currently closed to the public, the archives remain available so that you can continue to do your research. Simply email us for assistance. As part of Digital Doors Open, watch the video below for an introduction to the genealogist and archivist who are both onsite to answer your questions.

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Contact info

3312 Sandwich Street
Windsor, Ontario
Telephone: 519-255-6770, ext. 4437


Building type: Library

Dates/hours open

Friday January 1 – Friday December 31, 2021
Part of Digital Doors Open Windsor

Local History Branch - Windsor Public Library 3312 Sandwich Street