Lagoon Canal, Sandwich, Canada, Near Windsor



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Lagoon Canal, Sandwich, Canada, Near Windsor
Date: 1909
Type(s): Postcard
Language: English
Identifier(s): 2542
Notes: Postmarked 1909; Addressed to: Miss Emma Smith; Lagoon Canal was also known as the Sandwich Canal; the Sandwich Canal was dug (in the 1880's?) from Russell Street, near the Sandwich Mineral Springs, to the Detroit River. It was used to ferry American tourists from Detroit to the hot springs. The springs became part of Lagoon Park which opened in 1902. Unfortunately, they ran dry shortly afterwards.
Subject(s): Sandwich Canal
Lagoon Park (Sandwich)
Canals
Parks
Sandwich Mineral Springs
Boats
Place(s): Sandwich (Ontario)
Windsor (Ontario)
Rights: Public Domain
Repository: University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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