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St. Anne's Church.jpg
A picture displaying the Lincoln Road Methodist, Lady of the Lake St. Clair, St. Anne, and Presbyterian Churches

St. Mary Church.jpg
A photograph showing the early construction of the second St. Mary's Anglican Church commissioned by Edward Walker. Completed in 1903, the Church stands across from Willistead Manor. It is possible the woman depicted in the image could have been…

Mary's tombstone - Friends of Willistead 2006.jpg
Mary Walker's grave marker erected by executive board members of Willistead Manor Inc. and the Friends of Willistead in 2006.

Country Club.jpg
An image depicting one of the buildings of the Walkerville Country Club in 1910. Mary Walker was the president of the Women's Auxiliary for the Club in 1904.

Anne Griffin - The Windsor Evening Record December 14, 1904 - only because of Mary is she mentioned.jpg
An obituary for Mary Walker's mother, Mrs. Anne Griffin, who died in Detroit in 1904. Anne Griffin, like her husband, was a Catholic immigrant from Ireland. It is interesting to consider that her death was mentioned in a Windsor newspaper as she…

King Edward's School foundation - The Windsor Evening Record May 27, 1905.jpg
The Windsor Evening Record's "Official record of corner stone laying" that describes in depth the involvement of Mary and most of the men of the Walker family in the opening ceremony for King Edward School. Including a small speech by Mary, the…

Mary Walker and NCW - The Windsor Evening Record November 20, 1911.jpg
This article mentions that Mary Walker was elected honorary president of the Walkerville local of the National Council of Women in 1911. While it is not known if she took an active part in the suffrage movement, Mary was definitely present and active…

Mary Walker coming to Washington after New Brunswick - Washington Post August 30, 1919.jpg
A small Society article stating that Mary Walker spent the summer in New Brunswick with her sister, Mrs. Andre Brewster (Elizabeth), and will be going to New York and finally Washington to open her apartment for the winter.

Mary Walker Social - Washington Post December 10, 1927.jpg
This article mentions that Mary Walker entertained her sister and her husband, Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Andre Brewster, along with her niece and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cassels, and their daughter, Miss Andree Cassels, at the opera in Washington.…

obituary - The Windsor Star April 3, 1937.tif
The obituary for Mary Walker printed in the Windsor Star in 1937. It also states that she died in Washington, however, that is incorrect as her death certificate states she died in Boston. This article mentions her various community activities, as…
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