To collect, preserve and encourage research into the heritage of Amherstburg and the lower Detroit River district.
Years covered range from 1874 to 1939.
The twelve volumes are available to read on our “online resources” page.
A timeline of various events in and around Amherstburg in the 1950s and 1960s.
These volumes are available to read on our “online resources” page.
Excerpts from a column published in the Amherstburg Echo from 1920-1924 concerning employees of Brunner Mond Limited.
There are two volumes: 1920-1921 and 1922-1924. The first volume is available to read on our “online resources” page.
32 pp., softcover, perfect-bound
A colouring book based on historical postcards of Amherstburg.
These books present the column titled “Conversation Pieces”, originally published in 1942 in The Amherstburg Echo as a weekly feature.
There are thirteen volumes, currently available to read on our “online resources” page.
A timeline of construction of the Livingston Channel, as reported in The Amherstburg Echo.
89 pp., softcover, perfect-bound
A collection of local soldiers’ letters from the First World War, as printed in the Amherstburg Echo.
2-volume, softcover, perfect-bound
Vol. I (includes a map package) Vol.2: Out of Print
In 1996, to acknowledge Amherstburg’s Bicentennial, the Marsh Collection Society published 2 large volumes of well documented local history, beginning in 1796 when the town was laid out. Both of those volumes have been out of print for some years now, but are available once again!
125 pp., Cerlox-bound
Honouring those who lost their lives in World War I, II and the Korean War.
Volume 1: 1875-1900
Volume II: 1900-1915
Volume III: 1915-1920
Volume IV: 1920-1925
Excerpts as originally printed in The Amherstburg Echo.
This book contains a collection of local soldiers’ letters from the Second World War, as originally published in the Amherstburg Echo. The letters describe the experiences of the brave young men who somehow always managed to convey a message of patriotism and hope to the folks back home.
This book depicts the activities of the former McQueen Marine Limited in the 1950s and 60s through photos captured by employees at the time.
1874-1875 1876-1877 1878-1879 1879-1880
1881 1882-1883 1884-1885 1886-1887
1887-1888 1889-1890 1890-1891 1892
1893 1894-1895 1895-1896 1897-1898
1889-1900 1900-1901 1902-1903 1903-1904
Vol.I 1942-44 Vol. II 1944-46Vol. III 1946-48Volume IV 1948-49Vol. V 1950-51Vol. VI 1951-52Vol. VII 1953-54Vol. VIII 1954-1956Vol. IX 1956-58Vol. X 1959-61Vol. XI 1962-64 Vol.XII 1965-67 Vol.XIII 1968-69
November 1967 January 1968January 1970March 1970June 1970December 1974March 1975June 1975July 1977June 1986May 1988July 1988September 1988December 1989Summer/Winter 1992Summer/Winter 1993Summer 1996Winter 1996 Summer 1997Winter 1997Summer 1998Summer 1999Winter 1999Summer 2000Winter 2000Summer 2001
Reproductions and Copyright Policy for Users
The Marsh Collection Society will provide reproductions of materials in accordance with the Fair Dealing provisions of the Copyright Act. Single copies of materials may be provided for the purposes of research, private study, or education.
Researchers may request copies from staff, or obtain an image of the material using personal devices.
For reproduction purposes not permitted under fair dealing, such as publication and commercial use, the researcher must provide proof of written permission from the copyright holder before a copy is made.
The burden of determining copyright status and obtaining permissions falls on the researcher. The researcher bears full responsibility for their use of copied materials, including any infringing uses.
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The Marsh Collection Society reserves the right to refuse copying of large items, items in poor condition, and items protected by the Protection of Privacy Act.
43 pp., softcover, Cerlox-bound
Colour photographs and brief descriptions of the buildings designated by the Town of Amherstburg as having historical and/or architectural significance.