User Contributions: 120 Years of Women Involved! WI Plaques, Halls, and Projects Across the Province


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  • Castleton Cenotaph
    ImageObject       This Cenotaph to honour World War 1 soldiers "who paid the supreme sacrifice" was erected in 1920. It is located on the south side of County Road 25 at the southeast corner of Spring and Norway Streets east of the main Castleton ”downtown” intersection of County Roads 21 and 25. ...
    ImageObject     This Cenotaph to honour World War 1 soldiers "who paid the supreme sacrifice" was erected in 1920. It is located on the south side of County Road 25 at the ...
  • Gillies Hill Remembering Hamlets
    ImageObjectPlace       This collage represents the signs that were updated and replaced in 2016 by the Gillies Hill WI in remembrance of hamlets in the community which are now gone but not forgotten. The signs shown are for the hamlets Carnegie, Cantire, Gillies Hill, Lockerby, Mickle, and Vesta.
    ImageObjectPlace     This collage represents the signs that were updated and replaced in 2016 by the Gillies Hill WI in remembrance of hamlets in the community which are now gone but not ...
  • Hampstead Women's Institute Heritage Plaque
    ImageObjectPlace       The plaque reads: "On March 5, 1903, twenty four local women met at this site for the inaugural meeting of the Hampstead Women's Institute. It was one of the earliest branches formed in Ontario and part of what would become the largest rural women's movement in the world. Members of ...
    ImageObjectPlace     The plaque reads: "On March 5, 1903, twenty four local women met at this site for the inaugural meeting of the Hampstead Women's Institute. It was one of the earliest ...
  • Former Calton WI Hall
    PlaceImage       This building was originally the Calton WI Hall, but was later sold to be used as a private home.
    PlaceImage     This building was originally the Calton WI Hall, but was later sold to be used as a private home.
  • Reid's Corners WI Learning Chair 2
    Image       story by Online paper The Kincardine Record
    Image     story by Online paper The Kincardine Record
  • Wellman's Women's Institute Hall
    ImagePlace       On April 28th 1869 David Mack donated the land (Pt. Lot 19, Con. 5 Rawdon Twp.) for a Wesleyan Church, a branch of Methodism, where the present building now stands. The citizens decided to combine their resources and build a house of worship. Although their own homes were of logs ...
    ImagePlace     On April 28th 1869 David Mack donated the land (Pt. Lot 19, Con. 5 Rawdon Twp.) for a Wesleyan Church, a branch of Methodism, where the present building now stands. ...
  • Blakeney Plaque unveiling
    ImagePlace       On Nov.7,2010 the Mayor of Mississippi Mills,Al Lunney and the President of Ramsay W.I., Cindy Zorgel unveiled a plaque at the Blakeney Park at the bridge over the Mississippi River, in Lanark County near Pakenham. It showed the locations of the over a dozen mills and shops in early times.
    ImagePlace     On Nov.7,2010 the Mayor of Mississippi Mills,Al Lunney and the President of Ramsay W.I., Cindy Zorgel unveiled a plaque at the Blakeney Park at the bridge over the Mississippi River, ...
  • Barn Quilt at South Dunwich Community Hall
    ImageObjectPlace       Top Photo: South Dunwich Community Hall. Taken by Helen VanBrink, March 2012 Bottom Photo: Barn Quilt sponsored by Wallacetown W.I.
    ImageObjectPlace     Top Photo: South Dunwich Community Hall. Taken by Helen VanBrink, March 2012 Bottom Photo: Barn Quilt sponsored by Wallacetown W.I.
  • Memorial Maple Tree- Wallacetown W I
    ImageObjectPlace       Top Photo: Community Hall in Wallacetown, showing location of memorial tree Bottom Photo: The Maple Tree on September 9, 2016; photo taken by Helen VanBrink
    ImageObjectPlace     Top Photo: Community Hall in Wallacetown, showing location of memorial tree Bottom Photo: The Maple Tree on September 9, 2016; photo taken by Helen VanBrink
  • Rockton WI Garden & Sign
    ImagePlace       This is the west end entrance to the Village of Rockton located on Old Hwy #8 and was first started by R.W.I. members and spouses in the early 1980's. Institute members carried on throughout most of the 1990's. Local Girl Guides planted bulbs in the garden; the fence in the ...
    ImagePlace     This is the west end entrance to the Village of Rockton located on Old Hwy #8 and was first started by R.W.I. members and spouses in the early 1980's. Institute ...
  • Renfrew South District W.I. Defibrillator Donation and Plaque
    ImageObject       Plaque reads: "Presented by Renfrew South District Women's Institute In Celebration of 100 Years 1913-2013 and the Valley Harmonizers"
    ImageObject     Plaque reads: "Presented by Renfrew South District Women's Institute In Celebration of 100 Years 1913-2013 and the Valley Harmonizers"
  • Balsam Hill-Horton W.I. Horse and Buggy "Share the Road" Signage
    ImageObject       Photo of a roadside sign, alerting travellers to the presence of horse drawn vehicles on the road. The Balsam Hill - Horton W.I. was aware of a group of conservative Mennonite families coming to the area. The ladies arranged an information evening, for the neighbours and township council. The Women's ...
    ImageObject     Photo of a roadside sign, alerting travellers to the presence of horse drawn vehicles on the road. The Balsam Hill - Horton W.I. was aware of a group of conservative ...
  • Prince Edward County Service Club Signs
    ImageObject       In 2000-2001 Service Club Signs were placed at three entrances to Prince Edward County; Carrying Place, Rossmore and Highway 49, Skyway Bridge. Prince Edward District W.I. member, Joyce Brown, (deceased) was instrumental in getting this accomplished.
    ImageObject     In 2000-2001 Service Club Signs were placed at three entrances to Prince Edward County; Carrying Place, Rossmore and Highway 49, Skyway Bridge. Prince Edward District W.I. member, Joyce Brown, (deceased) ...
  • Mountain View Cemetery Bench
    ImageObject       Mt. View Cemetery Maintained by the Mt. View Women's Institute 1919-2002
    ImageObject     Mt. View Cemetery Maintained by the Mt. View Women's Institute 1919-2002
  • Johnson Soccer Fields, Picton
    ImageObject       Prince Edward County Soccer Association Through the generous support of our partners The John M Parrot Foundation Paul Greer & Sons Excavating Wentworth Landscape Group The Stark Family Fund Kerr Sprinkler Systems Essroc Italcementi Rotary Club of Picton Kiwanis Club of Picton Kinsmen Club of Picton Willowlee Sod Farms C.F. ...
    ImageObject     Prince Edward County Soccer Association Through the generous support of our partners The John M Parrot Foundation Paul Greer & Sons Excavating Wentworth Landscape Group The Stark Family Fund Kerr ...
  • Sponsor, Prince Edward District Memorial Hospital Foundation
    ImageObject       The Prince Edward District WI is a sponsor of the Prince Edward District Memorial Hospital Foundation. This plaque hangs in the Prince Edward District Memorial Hospital in recognition of donations made by the Prince Edward County District WI.
    ImageObject     The Prince Edward District WI is a sponsor of the Prince Edward District Memorial Hospital Foundation. This plaque hangs in the Prince Edward District Memorial Hospital in recognition of donations ...
  • Prince Edward District WI: Donor to Radio 99.3 FM
    ImageObject       We believe in the importance of local radio so the Prince Edward District W.I. made a donation to the founding of the radio station and were recognized by being named on a plaque.
    ImageObject     We believe in the importance of local radio so the Prince Edward District W.I. made a donation to the founding of the radio station and were recognized by being named ...
  • Colpoy's Bay Womens' Institute and Community Hall
    ImageObjectPlace       The new executive at our CBWI from left to right are Lacey Thompson treasurer, Shirley Couch director, Tara Stanton secretary, Marywinn Daykin vice president, and Karin van der Hayden Thomas president. The photo was taken in April, 2017 in front of the CBWI and Community Hall on County Rd. 9 ...
    ImageObjectPlace     The new executive at our CBWI from left to right are Lacey Thompson treasurer, Shirley Couch director, Tara Stanton secretary, Marywinn Daykin vice president, and Karin van der Hayden Thomas ...
  • Glasgow Women's Institute's Peace Pole
    ObjectImage       Plaque at top reads: "Celebrating Women's Institutes for Home & Country 120 Years and Canada 150, Presented by Glasgow Women's Institute 2017" On each side of the post is the word "Peace" in different languages.
    ObjectImage     Plaque at top reads: "Celebrating Women's Institutes for Home & Country 120 Years and Canada 150, Presented by Glasgow Women's Institute 2017" On each side of the post is the ...
  • Balsam Hill-Horton w.i. Art Tree
    Image       Canada 150 project, an art tree documenting Admaston Bromley township. It's small communities , clubs and organizations. To be used for Canada 150 celebrations, and to hang in the township offices. The art work was created with the help of the Douglas public library.
    Image     Canada 150 project, an art tree documenting Admaston Bromley township. It's small communities , clubs and organizations. To be used for Canada 150 celebrations, and to hang in the township ...
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User Contributions: 120 Years of Women Involved! WI Plaques, Halls, and Projects Across the Province