Welcome to Whiskytown: Walkerville, Windsor the Origin of Canadian Club

Hiram Walker¬†was a man with a plan. In 1856, the former Detroit grocer and cider vinegar distiller purchased approximately 468 acres of land east of Windsor with the intent to uproot and expand his small whisky operation from Detroit to Canada. In addition to his distillery, he diversified the business by growing grain, milling flour, …

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