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User Contributions: 120 Years of Women Involved! WI Plaques, Halls, and Projects Across the Province
  
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  • WI Centennial Planter
    ImagePlace       The Maple Grove W. I. in Waterloo District marked Canada's Centennial by having a planter built at the old one room Riverbank School at the corner of the Preston Breslau highway and Riverbank Dr. At the time it had been converted into the Regional Library. It has since been the ...
    ImagePlace     The Maple Grove W. I. in Waterloo District marked Canada's Centennial by having a planter built at the old one room Riverbank School at the corner of the Preston Breslau ...
  • Farnham Cemetery 1967 Gate
    ImageObjectPlace       Arkell WI supported the Farnham Cemetery by providing the funds to build the gate in 1931 and again in 1967 to celebrate the Centennial. See other photos of plaques.
    ImageObjectPlace     Arkell WI supported the Farnham Cemetery by providing the funds to build the gate in 1931 and again in 1967 to celebrate the Centennial. See other photos of plaques.
  • Timothy Eaton Ontario Historical Plaque
    ImageObject       The plaque reads: "Timothy Eaton 1834-1907 Born at Clogher, County Antrim, in northern Ireland, Timothy Eaton emigrated to canada about 1854. In 1856 he and his brother James opened a general store of log construction about a quarter mile from this site in the hamlet of Kirkton. From 1860 to ...
    ImageObject     The plaque reads: "Timothy Eaton 1834-1907 Born at Clogher, County Antrim, in northern Ireland, Timothy Eaton emigrated to canada about 1854. In 1856 he and his brother James opened a ...
  • Mattawa WI Cenotaph
    ImageObjectPlace       Cenotaph reads: "1914-1918 To perpetuate the names of our honoured dead and those who carried on in The Great War from the town of Mattawa and district. Erected by the Women's Institute Somme Courcelette Vimy-Ridge"
    ImageObjectPlace     Cenotaph reads: "1914-1918 To perpetuate the names of our honoured dead and those who carried on in The Great War from the town of Mattawa and district. Erected by the ...
  • Adamsville WI Hall
    ImageObjectPlace       Adamsville WI Hall Adamsville Women's Institute was organized in 1934 and disbanded in 2012. The Community Hall was the former one-room school (S.S. #3, Albemarle Township, Bruce County) until 1967 when Central Schools were formed. The Community bought the school for $50.00 and appointed a Board of Trustees. The building ...
    ImageObjectPlace     Adamsville WI Hall Adamsville Women's Institute was organized in 1934 and disbanded in 2012. The Community Hall was the former one-room school (S.S. #3, Albemarle Township, Bruce County) until 1967 ...
  • 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. Living Museum
    ImageObjectPlace       This red brick school house, S.S No 2 Admaston is maintained by Balsam Hill - Horton Women's Institute. Each spring students from Renfrew County can come to experience a day in a one-room school. W.I. members who are retired school teachers, teach memory work, writing with ink pens and roman ...
    ImageObjectPlace     This red brick school house, S.S No 2 Admaston is maintained by Balsam Hill - Horton Women's Institute. Each spring students from Renfrew County can come to experience a day ...
  • School Bell Built by Calton WI
    ObjectImage       This is a photograph of a monument was built by the Calton WI following the demolition of Calton School. It features the original school bell covered by a small roof, which is raised above a raised brick wall that has an explanatory plaque affixed to it. The entire monument is ...
    ObjectImage     This is a photograph of a monument was built by the Calton WI following the demolition of Calton School. It features the original school bell covered by a small roof, ...
  • Memorial Tree Planted by Kingsmill-Mapleton WI
    ObjectImage       The memorial stone reads: "In Memory of Roger Tree lovingly donated by the Jammers and K.M.W.I [Kingsmill Mapleton WI]."
    ObjectImage     The memorial stone reads: "In Memory of Roger Tree lovingly donated by the Jammers and K.M.W.I [Kingsmill Mapleton WI]."
  • Reid's Corners WI Learning Chair 2
    Image       story by Online paper The Kincardine Record
    Image     story by Online paper The Kincardine Record
  • Accessible Transportation in Prince Edward County
    ImageObject       Prince Edward District member and former president, Joan Williams welcoming Mr. & Mrs. Allison coming off the Quinte Access Bus to attend our Art & Craft Sale.
    ImageObject     Prince Edward District member and former president, Joan Williams welcoming Mr. & Mrs. Allison coming off the Quinte Access Bus to attend our Art & Craft Sale.
  • Samuel de Champlain Monument
    ImageObject       Plaque reads: "Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada Champlain's Astrolabe Nearby was found in 1867 by Edward George Lee an astrolabe bearing the date 1603. This instrument, used for determining latitude, is believed to have been lost by Champlain about 7th June, 1613, on his exploratory expedition up the ...
    ImageObject     Plaque reads: "Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada Champlain's Astrolabe Nearby was found in 1867 by Edward George Lee an astrolabe bearing the date 1603. This instrument, used for ...
  • 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"
  • Braemar Hall
    ImageText       At one time, This Braemar Hall was the hub of the community as it hosted both social and church events. It was on land adjacent to that owned by Lloyd Masters who at the time of the hall’s demise took over the lot as part of his farm on the ...
    ImageText     At one time, This Braemar Hall was the hub of the community as it hosted both social and church events. It was on land adjacent to that owned by Lloyd ...
  • Usbourne School Bell
    ImageObjectPlace       Usbourne Central School Bell November 8, 1976 Wincheslea School Bell was erected at Usbourne Central School. Cost of Bell shared by Student Council of Usbourne Elmville, Hurondale, and Kirkton Womens Institutes. Erected by Fred Bischoff and sons of Exeter. The metal work was done by Carl Gower. The cost was ...
    ImageObjectPlace     Usbourne Central School Bell November 8, 1976 Wincheslea School Bell was erected at Usbourne Central School. Cost of Bell shared by Student Council of Usbourne Elmville, Hurondale, and Kirkton Womens ...
  • Prince Edward District W.I. 100th Anniversary: Rednersville WI
    ImageObject       Plaque reads: "Prince Edward District Women's Institute 100th Anniversary 1908-2008 Rednersville Branch"
    ImageObject     Plaque reads: "Prince Edward District Women's Institute 100th Anniversary 1908-2008 Rednersville Branch"
  • Prince Edward District W.I. 100th Anniversary: Mountain View WI
    ImageObject       Plaque reads: "Prince Edward District Women's Institute 100th Anniversary 1908-2008 Mountain View Branch
    ImageObject     Plaque reads: "Prince Edward District Women's Institute 100th Anniversary 1908-2008 Mountain View Branch
  • Elderslie Township Remembers Pioneer Communities
    ImageNewspaper       Gillies Hill and Williscroft WI of Bruce East District held a family barbecue in 1998, with proceeds used to erect signs to mark and preserve the pioneer communities in Elderslie Township. "Big Bruce" is in the background.
    ImageNewspaper     Gillies Hill and Williscroft WI of Bruce East District held a family barbecue in 1998, with proceeds used to erect signs to mark and preserve the pioneer communities in Elderslie ...
  • Home & Country Rose Barn Quilt
    ImageObject       3 branches (Consecon, Mountain View & Rednersville) in Prince Edward Dsitrict cooperated to sponsor a barn quilt which was mounted on the Ameliasburgh Township Hall and included in the barn quilt trail. The block was the winner at the FWIO quilt show in 2005.
    ImageObject     3 branches (Consecon, Mountain View & Rednersville) in Prince Edward Dsitrict cooperated to sponsor a barn quilt which was mounted on the Ameliasburgh Township Hall and included in the barn ...
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User Contributions: 120 Years of Women Involved! WI Plaques, Halls, and Projects Across the Province