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Charles Swann House on Walker Farm / Maison Charles Swann sur le ferme Walker

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Maison Charles Swann sur le ferme Walker


Black and white photograph of the Charles Swann house on the Walker farm; the house is a two-storey brick structure with arched, shuttered windows; there is one chimney on each end of the roof; the Swann family is standing in front of the house; it consists of seven women, one man and eight children; a white picket fence runs in front of the house.


Charles Swann was Hiram Walker's farm manager ca 1877-1883. Hops were an important part of the brewing process and were grown in abundance in Essex County before 1900. Hiram Walker employed about 600 people for four weeks at the end of each summer and yielded about 1000 pounds of hops per acre on his extensive farm near Walkerville.

Place made

Canada - Ontario - Windsor

Collection Name

Museum Windsor


Buildings / Immeubles

Children / Enfants

Chimneys / Cheminées

Families / Familles

Fences / clôtures

Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd.

Hiram Walker Farms / Fermes Hiram Walker

Houses / Maisons

Men / Hommes

Seminole St. / Rue Seminole

Swann, Charles

Trees / Arbres

Walker Rd. / Rue Walker

Women / Femmes

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