Amherstburg

What is Amherstburg known for?


performing+battle

and performing battle demonstrations. Since 2006, Amherstburg has held an annual Shores of Erie Wine Festival. Each September, the four-day Wine Festival features food, dancing, live entertainment, and wine tasting. Amherstburg also celebrates Canada Day with a yearly fireworks display and day of family activities. Art by the River (established in 1967), is an annual two-day arts and craft festival that takes place the weekend before Labour Day weekend on the grounds of the Fort Malden National


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of way and easements. In 1999, Allied Signal merged with the much smaller Honeywell Inc. but chose to carry on the newly expanded corporation under the Honeywell name. Transportation Between Amherstburg and Windsor (Windsor, Ontario) (the nearest local metropolis), there is no regularly scheduled bus line. Amherstburg Taxi and South Shore Taxi occasionally operate a "shared ride service" from Amherstburg to the Devonshire Mall in Windsor. Commercial rail service


manufacturing+projects

: blogs.windsorstar.com 2013 10 21 honeywell-suspends-operations-in-amherstburg windsorstar.ca: "Honeywell suspends operations in Amherstburg," 21 Oct 2013 manufacturing-projects-louisiana348932.shtml areadevelopment.com: "Honeywell Plans $208 Million Expansion At Its Four Louisiana Production Plants," 15 Jul 2013 The Honeywell plant is used in the production of fuels


waterloo, ontario

, on the shores of Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It was also produced in Waterloo, Ontario until the plant there closed in 1992. Daily production of Crown Royal uses 10,000 bushels of grain and requires Fort Malden National Historic Site (Canada) has in recent years employed summer students for the re-created unit at the Park and regional re-enactments. There is also a Modern Re-enacting unit that recreates the Rangers; they are based out of Amherstburg, Ontario and work in conjunction with Fort Malden. Western Districts Late in 1813, the Americans captured Amherstburg and defeated the retreating British army under Major General Henry Procter (Henry Procter (British Army officer)). Until the end of the war, only small outposts of British regulars were stationed in the Western Districts of Kent, Essex and Norfolk. During 1814, American troops made several raids from Detroit or Lake Erie against these, causing much destruction. The local militia could not stop a determined expedition (for example, that which resulted in the Battle of Malcolm's Mills), but could stop small scale nuisance raids. Volunteer units from the militia, styling themselves for example the "Loyal Essex Volunteers", provided useful intelligence throughout the later period of the war. The Loyal Kent Volunteers took part in the Battle of Longwoods. He was born in Scotland. He settled in Richmond (Richmond, Ontario) and married Margaret Lindsey Hill of Amherstburg daughter of Maria Hill (Maria Hill, Daughter of the Regiment). Edward and Margaret opened a general store which supplied the workers during the building of the Rideau Canal. They later moved to Bytown (now Ottawa)where he served with the Carleton militia, becoming captain in 1837. He represented Carleton (Carleton (Ontario electoral district)) in the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada from 1834 to 1841 and in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada from 1848 to 1854 *''Prominent men of Canada a collection of persons distinguished in professional and political life, and in the commerce and industry of Canada'', GM Adam (1892) p. 152 . He also served as the first sheriff for Carleton County. He died in 1867 and was interred at the National Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa.


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of Lake Erie, bringing provisions from Pittsburgh to sell to them as well as in Detroit. Business became so difficult to maintain in such a disputed area, that his company went bankrupt in 1787. He went on to become superintendent at Amherstburg in 1796, but had been dismissed two


original+beauty

;!--DASHBot-- deadurl no Additional tourist activities include the Park House Museum and the charming King's Navy Yard Park, both of which are located in the heart of old Amherstburg. The Gibson Gallery is located in a former Michigan Central Railroad Station (c. 1896), which has been fully restored to its original beauty. The gallery operates year-round, featuring exhibits by local artists, the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of Windsor, traveling exhibits from


political life

00030 ''Prominent men of Canada a collection of persons distinguished in professional and political life, and in the commerce and industry of Canada'', GM Adam (1892) p. 152 . He also served as the first sheriff for Carleton County. He died in 1867 and was interred at the National Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa.


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, it now houses a Marine exhibit. nature reserve contains over


family activities

and performing battle demonstrations. Since 2006, Amherstburg has held an annual Shores of Erie Wine Festival. Each September, the four-day Wine Festival features food, dancing, live entertainment, and wine tasting. Amherstburg also celebrates Canada Day with a yearly fireworks display and day of family activities. Art by the River (established in 1967), is an annual two-day arts and craft festival that takes place the weekend before Labour Day weekend on the grounds of the Fort Malden National Historic Site. Other festivities include: *Annual Carnival (May) *Beef In the Burg Barbecue (June) *Firefighters "J Wimpy" Volleyball Tournament (June) *Verdi Club Festival (July) *Boblo International Jazz Festival (July) *Canada Day Celebrations (July 1) *Gone Crazy Car Show (July) *Ribfest (July) *Shores of Erie International Wine Festival (September) *Cancer Walk-a-thon (October) *Pumpkinville (October) *Christmas Parade (Late November) *River Lights (November and December) *Amherstburg Christmas Pub Crawl (December) Climate Fort Malden National Historic Site (Canada) has in recent years employed summer students for the re-created unit at the Park and regional re-enactments. There is also a Modern Re-enacting unit that recreates the Rangers; they are based out of Amherstburg, Ontario and work in conjunction with Fort Malden. Western Districts Late in 1813, the Americans captured Amherstburg and defeated the retreating British army under Major General Henry Procter (Henry Procter (British Army officer)). Until the end of the war, only small outposts of British regulars were stationed in the Western Districts of Kent, Essex and Norfolk. During 1814, American troops made several raids from Detroit or Lake Erie against these, causing much destruction. The local militia could not stop a determined expedition (for example, that which resulted in the Battle of Malcolm's Mills), but could stop small scale nuisance raids. Volunteer units from the militia, styling themselves for example the "Loyal Essex Volunteers", provided useful intelligence throughout the later period of the war. The Loyal Kent Volunteers took part in the Battle of Longwoods. He was born in Scotland. He settled in Richmond (Richmond, Ontario) and married Margaret Lindsey Hill of Amherstburg daughter of Maria Hill (Maria Hill, Daughter of the Regiment). Edward and Margaret opened a general store which supplied the workers during the building of the Rideau Canal. They later moved to Bytown (now Ottawa)where he served with the Carleton militia, becoming captain in 1837. He represented Carleton (Carleton (Ontario electoral district)) in the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada from 1834 to 1841 and in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada from 1848 to 1854 *''Prominent men of Canada a collection of persons distinguished in professional and political life, and in the commerce and industry of Canada'', GM Adam (1892) p. 152 . He also served as the first sheriff for Carleton County. He died in 1867 and was interred at the National Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa.


historic character

of their houses in the French style of a century before, giving the new town an historic character. During the days of the Underground Railroad before the American Civil War, fugitive African-American (African American) slaves often crossed the river to escape to freedom in Canada, after slavery was abolished there. They used Fort Malden as an entry point. By 1869, the town of Amherstburg in the Township of Maiden County Essex had a population of 2,500. Fort Malden was adapted for use as a Lunatic Asylum. Its main building was later used as a Port of Entry Money Order office and Post Office savings bank. ''The Province of Ontario Gazetteer and Directory.'' H. McEvoy, Editor and Compiler, Toronto : Robertson & Cook, Publishers, 1869 Amherstburg was incorporated as a town in 1878. Education Schools in Amherstburg include: General Amherst High School, Amherstburg Public Elementary School, Anderdon Public Elementary School, St. Bernard Catholic Elementary School, Stella Maris Catholic Elementary School, Ecole St. Jean Baptiste Catholic French Elementary School, St Joseph Catholic Elementary School and Malden Central Public School. The local public high school in Amherstburg is General Amherst High School, named after Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst. Although General Amherst High School is located within the town, some youth residents choose to attend Sandwich Secondary School or St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic Secondary School, located near the neighborhood of River Canard. French-speaking students in Amherstburg may also attend Ecole Secondaire E.J. Lajeunesse, located in Windsor, Ontario. Tourist attractions Amherstburg is home to several tourist attractions, including Fort Malden and the North American Black Historical Museum. An Ontario Historical Plaque was erected in Amherstburg by the province to commemorate Bellevue House's role in Ontario's heritage. Bellevue House (c. 1816-19) was the home of Catherine Reynold, a landscape painter and her brother Robert Reynolds. Fort Malden National Historic Site (Canada) has in recent years employed summer students for the re-created unit at the Park and regional re-enactments. There is also a Modern Re-enacting unit that recreates the Rangers; they are based out of Amherstburg, Ontario and work in conjunction with Fort Malden. Western Districts Late in 1813, the Americans captured Amherstburg and defeated the retreating British army under Major General Henry Procter (Henry Procter (British Army officer)). Until the end of the war, only small outposts of British regulars were stationed in the Western Districts of Kent, Essex and Norfolk. During 1814, American troops made several raids from Detroit or Lake Erie against these, causing much destruction. The local militia could not stop a determined expedition (for example, that which resulted in the Battle of Malcolm's Mills), but could stop small scale nuisance raids. Volunteer units from the militia, styling themselves for example the "Loyal Essex Volunteers", provided useful intelligence throughout the later period of the war. The Loyal Kent Volunteers took part in the Battle of Longwoods. He was born in Scotland. He settled in Richmond (Richmond, Ontario) and married Margaret Lindsey Hill of Amherstburg daughter of Maria Hill (Maria Hill, Daughter of the Regiment). Edward and Margaret opened a general store which supplied the workers during the building of the Rideau Canal. They later moved to Bytown (now Ottawa)where he served with the Carleton militia, becoming captain in 1837. He represented Carleton (Carleton (Ontario electoral district)) in the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada from 1834 to 1841 and in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada from 1848 to 1854 *''Prominent men of Canada a collection of persons distinguished in professional and political life, and in the commerce and industry of Canada'', GM Adam (1892) p. 152 . He also served as the first sheriff for Carleton County. He died in 1867 and was interred at the National Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa.

Amherstburg

thumb right Dalhousie St. between Murray and Richmond Sts. (Image:amherstberg ontario dalhousie street.JPG)'''Amherstburg''' (2011 population 21,556; UA (Urban Area) population 13,330) is a Canadian (Canada) town near the mouth of the Detroit River in Essex County, Ontario. In 1796 Fort Malden was established here, becoming the heart of the settlement. It has been designated as a National Historic Site.

The city is approximately south of the U.S. city of Detroit, Michigan, facing Wyandotte (Wyandotte, Michigan), Grosse Ile Township (Grosse Ile Township, Michigan), Brownstown Charter Township (Brownstown Charter Township, Michigan), and Gibraltar, Michigan. It is part of the Windsor (Windsor, Ontario) census metropolitan area.

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