Boblo (Bois Blanc Island), Canada, Detroit River



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Boblo (Bois Blanc Island), Canada, Detroit River
Date: 1923
Type(s): Postcard
Physical Description: 70 cm x 9 cm
Language: English
Identifier(s): 41922
Source: Mike Skreptak Collection; Ephemera Collection
Notes: Postmarked 1923?; 1 foldout panoramic postcard; addressed to Mr. William Heimbuecher; the cafeteria is the white building on the left; the dance pavilion is on the right; the docks in the foreground; "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 And Windsor Ferry Company, comprises 225 acres and is equipped with a casino, dancing pavilion, athletic field, bathing beach and similar conveniences. The fine steamers Columbia and Ste. Claire cover the run several times daily."; click on the image to view the entire postcard.
Subject(s): Boblo Island (Ontario)
Boblo Island (Ontario). Amusement Park. Cafeteria
Boblo Island (Ontario). Amusement Park. Dance Pavilion
Parks
Restaurants
Docks
Detroit River
Place(s): Boblo Island (Ontario)
Amherstburg (Ontario)
Rights: Public Domain
Repository: University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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