Assumption (R.C.) College, Sandwich 1893


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Assumption (R.C.) College, Sandwich 1893
Creator(s): Warner, Charles Forbes
Publisher: Picturesque Publishing Company
Date: 1893
Type(s): Photograph
Physical Description: b&w
Source: Picturesque Detroit and Environs / edited by Charles Forbes Warner. Published: Northampton, Mass. : Picturesque Publishing Company, 1893. Page 84
Notes: The cornerstone of Assumption College was laid in 1855. It first opened to students in 1857 but only really became established in 1870 when the Basilians took over; it is the oldest institution of higher learning west of Toronto; the east-west oriented, south wing of the building in the photograph dates to 1875/1876; it was demolished in 1984; the current north-south oriented building was completed in 1884; the original old building, which served as a barracks in the Fenian raids was attached to the south wing; it was pulled down in 1965; Assumption College Chapel (not yet built in this photograph) was completed in 1908.
Subject(s): Assumption College (Windsor)
Assumption University (Windsor)
University of Windsor
Universities
Gardens
Place(s): Sandwich (Ontario)
Windsor (Ontario)
Rights: Public Domain
Repository: University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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