Bathing Beach, Bob-lo, Bois Blanc Island, Detroit River



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Bathing Beach, Bob-lo, Bois Blanc Island, Detroit River
Date: 1909
Type(s): Postcard
Language: English
Identifier(s): 65376
Source: Mike Skreptak Collection; Black Binder 1
Notes: Postmarked 1909; " Bob-Lo: Bois Blanc Island, Detroit River, one of Detroit's favorite pleasure grounds is situated in Canadian waters at the junction of Detroit River and Lake Erie. The island is owned by the Detroit, Belle Isle & Windsor Ferry Co., comprises 225 acres and is equipped with a casino, dancing pavilion, athletic field, bathing beach and similar conveniences. The fine steamer Columbia covers the run several times daily."; addressed to Mrs. Elmer Franklin
Subject(s): Beaches
Swimming
Boats
Detroit River
Lake Erie
Boblo Island (Ontario)
Boblo Island (Ontario). Amusement Park
Parks
Detroit, Belle Isle, and Windsor Ferry Company (Detroit)
Place(s): Boblo Island (Ontario)
Bois Blanc Island (Ontario)
Amherstburg (Ontario)
Rights: Public Domain
Repository: University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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