Scene On Bedford Street, Sandwich, During The Fenian Troubles On The Essex Frontier


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Scene On Bedford Street, Sandwich, During The Fenian Troubles On The Essex Frontier
Date: 1866
Type(s): Photograph
Physical Description: b&w
Source: The Township of Sandwich: Past and Present (1909) by Frederick Neal. Page 36
Notes: c. 1866; "Published by the kindness of Thomas A. McKee"; photo taken by a Mr. Henry; shows the Western Hotel, the new Jail and Court House, the old brick jail and court house, the Registry Office, and St. John's Church; the Western Hotel building was built in 1810 as a residence for James Wood. It was bought in 1852 by Cyrus Dobson and became the Western Hotel. Judges used it as a quasi-headquarters. In the late 1860s, it was purchased by James A. Stuart and became the Stuart Hotel. He demolished this building and built a new one. In 1909, the hotel was owned by Ignace Langlois and was known as the Vendome Hotel.
Subject(s): Western Hotel (Sandwich)
Wood, James, Residence (Sandwich)
Stuart Hotel (Sandwich)
Vendome Hotel (Sandwich)
Hotels
Court House (Sandwich)
Mackenzie Hall (Sandwich)
Essex County Jail (Sandwich)
Jails
Government Buildings
Registry Office (Sandwich)
Military
Fenian Raids
Bedford Street (Windsor)
Sandwich Street (Windsor)
St. John's Church (Sandwich)
Churches
Court House, Old (Sandwich)
Essex County Jail, Old (Sandwich)
Place(s): Sandwich (Ontario)
Windsor (Ontario)
Rights: Public Domain
Repository: University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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