L'Assumption du Detroit, Church of the Assumption, Sandwich, Ontario c. 1910 the history of this parish is unique, dating back to the year 1767 & being in its earlier days under the jurisdiction of the Bishops of Quebec. Until the year 1803 the parish was called The Assumption of Point de Montreal or A L'Assumption du Detroit.
Peche Island is a 100-acre island was purchased by Hiram Walker in 1883. Walker used the island for a summer place, and his buildings included a stable, large home, greenhouse, and ice-house. The property was sold in 1907. The City of Windsor acquired the land from the Province of Ontario in 1999. It is now a naturalized park with walking trails and can be accessed by boat.