Originally named Rivière aux Canards ("Duck River"), the River Canard community is home to one of the last vestiges of the French-speaking inhabitants of the Detroit River region, settled from France and Quebec in the 18th century. At St. Joseph's parish, one can still today (2007) hear the mass in French.

View from Rivière Aux Canards

Originally named Rivière aux Canards ("Duck River"), the River Canard community is home to one…

This is an engraving of St. Anthony by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1519. It shows a view of a view of a fortified town that is similar to the "Burg" at Nuremburg, Germany. In the foreground is St. Anthony the Hermit absorbed in devotion with a double cross beside him that he planted.

St. Anthony

This is an engraving of St. Anthony by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1519. It shows a view of…