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Cottage torn down - Windsor Evening Record april 19, 1906.jpg
A small article stating that "The Cottage" Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Walker lived in during the construction of Willistead Manor was torn down in 1906.

Society - Washington Post, Oct. 5, 1917.jpg
A small society article mentioning that Mrs. Edward C. Walker spent the summer "at her Canadian home" which could mean either in Walkerville or St. Andrew's. Of particular interest is the fact that she essentially received her own subtitle as "guest…

Society - Washington Post, Noc. 7, 1918.jpg
A small society article mentioning that Mrs. Edward C. Walker would be returning to Washington in November after spending the summer in New Brunswick, Walkerville, and Detroit.

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Found in a time capsule buried at King Edward School, this is believed to be only surviving confirmed photo of Mary Walker. Originally printed in the Detroit News Tribune, this photo accompanied an article discussing how Mrs. E. Chandler Walker would…

William Robins Home.jpg
The home of William Robins, former friend of Mary Walker, in Walkerville, Ontario.

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A black and white photograph taken of Willistead's courtyard probably after the house was completed in 1906.

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A black and white photograph taken of Willistead's south wing probably after the house was completed in 1906. An interesting aspect of this photo is that it includes the original walkway up to the house. According to a personal account, the original…

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A black and white photograph taken of Willistead's west wing probably after the house was completed in 1906.

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A black and white photograph taken of Willistead's courtyard entrance probably after the house was completed in 1906.

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A black and white photo taken of Willistead Manor's main entrance probably after the house was completed in 1906.
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