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The Sandwich Town murals were originally exhibited along the exterior wall of the grocery store.  The grocery store has recently been sold which resulted in the removal of the murals.

 
The City of Windsor is seeking the community’s input regarding the relocation of the Sandwich Town mural.  The mural consists of images honouring 16 significant Black leaders including: 

Mister Dungy—Reverend “spiritual” leader
Henry Bibb—founder of the anti-slavery paper, Voice of the Fugitive, 1851-53
Mary Shadd—opened school for black children in 1840
Issac Riley—first settler to purchase property in 1848
Elijah McCoy—created over 50 inventions
Alton Parker—first African Canadian Police Detective, 1924-1943
Samuel Ward—first editor of newspaper Provincial Freedom
Annie Hyatt—owned and operated Hyatt Green House
Edward Henderson—RCAP WWII 1924-1943
Fred Thomas, athlete 1923-1981
Howard Watkins—second African Canadian Police Detective, 1927-1968
Delios Davis—first African Canadian Lawyer in 1885
Abraham Shadd—Abolitionist
Melvin Simpson—founder of the North American Black History Museum
Henry Taylor—1888-1975—31 years on the Windsor Board of Education
Walter Perry—organized Emancipation Events
 

This survey will be available for your comments until February 11, 2019.  The City of Windsor will also host 2 Open Houses—Wednesday January 23, 2019 from 5 pm to 7 pm and again on Saturday February 2, 2019 from 10 am to noon.  Both sessions will take place at Mackenzie Hall Cultural Centre, 3277 Sandwich Street.  We invite you to discuss your thoughts and opinions with administration.  Should you have any questions and are unable to attend either Open House, please email culturalaffairs@citywindsor.ca .

The Sandwich Town murals were originally exhibited along the exterior wall of the grocery store.  The grocery store has recently been sold which resulted in the removal of the murals.<br><br> <br>The City of Windsor is seeking the community’s input regarding the relocation of the Sandwich Town mural.  The mural consists of images honouring 16 significant Black leaders including:  <br><br>Mister Dungy—Reverend “spiritual” leader<br>Henry Bibb—founder of the anti-slavery paper, Voice of the Fugitive, 1851-53<br>Mary Shadd—opened school for black children in 1840<br>Issac Riley—first settler to purchase property in 1848<br>Elijah McCoy—created over 50 inventions <br>Alton Parker—first African Canadian Police Detective, 1924-1943<br>Samuel Ward—first editor of newspaper Provincial Freedom<br>Annie Hyatt—owned and operated Hyatt Green House<br>Edward Henderson—RCAP WWII 1924-1943<br>Fred Thomas, athlete 1923-1981<br>Howard Watkins—second African Canadian Police Detective, 1927-1968<br>Delios Davis—first African Canadian Lawyer in 1885<br>Abraham Shadd—Abolitionist<br>Melvin Simpson—founder of the North American Black History Museum<br>Henry Taylor—1888-1975—31 years on the Windsor Board of Education<br>Walter Perry—organized Emancipation Events<br> <br><br><span style="color: #000000;">This survey will be available for your comments until </span><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;">February 11, 2019. </span></strong> <span style="color: #ff0000;"><span style="color: #000000;">The City of Windsor will also host</span><strong> 2 Open Houses—Wednesday January 23, 2019 from 5 pm to 7 pm and again on Saturday February 2, 2019 from 10 am to noon.</strong></span>  Both sessions will take place at Mackenzie Hall Cultural Centre, 3277 Sandwich Street.  We invite you to discuss your thoughts and opinions with administration.  Should you have any questions and are unable to attend either Open House, please email <a href="mailto:culturalaffairs@citywindsor.ca" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">culturalaffairs@citywindsor.ca</a> .<br><br>

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