Ambassador, Assumption & Centennial Parks
Ambassador Park Plaque
Location: Located at the northeast corner of Huron Church & Riverside Drive.
Jesuit Mission to the Hurons
In 1728 a mission to the Huron Indians was established near Fort Pontchartrain (Detroit) by Father Armand de la Richardie, S.J. The mission was moved to Bois Blanc Island and the adjacent mainland in 1742. In 1747 it was destroyed by disaffected Hurons. Erected by the Ontario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board.
Jesuit Missionaries Cross
Location: Located at the northeast corner of Huron Church and Riverside Drive
The original cross was erected by the Jesuit Missionaries, and was re-enacted at the Old Boys Reunion August 1909.This permanent cross was erected by the Border Cities Old Boys in August 1922
Location: Assumption Park
This 114 foot pole was originally the AFT Mast from the Merchant Ship Vedas (1925-1937), formerly HMS Shearwater and HMCS Shearwater (1901-1925). The Mast, made of one single fir tree, was originally erected in Mic Mac Park in 1937, and then relocated to Assumption Park. The Aft Mast was donated to Windsor’s Department of Parks and Recreation by Joseph Kovinsky in memory of his late wife Anne.
Canadian Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Location: Located at the foot of Patricia Road between Riverside Drive and the Detroit River.
1959 - 1975 Canadian Vietnam Veterans Memorial
To the City of Windsor and its Citizens. Thank you for opening your arms to embrace your countrymen and bring Canada's sons home.MACV7/2/1995 Donated by MACV
Crimean War Cannon
Location: Located north of Riverside Drive between Sunset and California.
Russian cannon used in 1855 during the Crimean War.
Location: Located between Riverside Drive and University (South side of memorial)1914 - 1918I
In memory of the men of Sandwich who gave their lives for humanity in the Great War and in honour of those who daring to die survived. Erected by the Baby Chapter, I.O.D.E. (North side of memorial) Do you wonder why we're here to-day and why we stand so still. Do you wonder why we gather here and why we always will. We're here to-day to honour those who gave their life, their all. We're here to-day to honour those who've answered God's last call. Dedicated by Branch 143 Royal Canadian Legion11/11/1993
Location: Located at the foot of Campbell between Riverside Drive and the Detroit River. 1867 - 1967
Centennial of Confederation Windsor Centennial Park
Erected by the City of Windsor in permanent commemoration of the Centennial of Confederation in Canada in 1967. Construction was made possible through the co-operation of the Province of Ontario and the Government of Canada.
Erected in Canada's Centennial Year of 1967. Buried beneath this rock lies a time capsule to be opened in the Year 2067.
International Waterway Marker
Location: Between Riverside Drive and parking lot on the hill
Installed by the US Corps of Engineers as an international waterway marker on the Detroit River