User Contributions: 120+ Years of Women Involved! WI Plaques, Halls, and Projects Across the Province
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  • Bervie WI Hall
        This building was originally a Loyal Orange Lodge (L.O.L.) and was constructed in 1855. It was one of the earliest structures in Bervie. In 1960 Bervie WI purchased the hall. The next year they moved the building across the road. After renovations and restorations, it has been enjoyed by members, ...
      This building was originally a Loyal Orange Lodge (L.O.L.) and was constructed ...
  • Former Calton WI Hall
        This building was originally the Calton WI Hall, but was later sold to be used as a private home.
      This building was originally the Calton WI Hall, but was later sold ...
  • Troy/Lynden Women's Institute Hall, Troy Ontario
        In 1962 Troy Women's Institute branch members purchased this local two room schoolhouse (built in 1878) as a WI hall for community events. Renovations have occurred with the help of community members, Lottario, and a Trillium Grant. In 1995, a historical plaque was placed on the outside wall on the ...
      In 1962 Troy Women's Institute branch members purchased this local two room ...
  • Reid's Corner's WI Community Hall
        Handwritten below the photograph of the hall is the following: "Reids Corners Community Hall For many years all regular monthly meetings, 4H meetings, short courses, annual variety and Christmas concerts, Halloween parties, Wedding dinners, Banquets, and Anniversary celebrations were held there. The first regular meeting there was in February 1948. ...
      Handwritten below the photograph of the hall is the following: "Reids Corners ...
  • Reid's Corners WI  Memorial Tablet
        Between the photographs of the churches reads the following hand-written description: "Pine River Presbyterian Church was erected in 1869 after (the) first church, built in 1864, was destroyed by a bush fire. It was veneered with brick in 1901, was redecorated in 1948, new maple floor, new seats, a furnace ...
      Between the photographs of the churches reads the following hand-written description: "Pine ...
  • Reid's Corners WI Hospital Ward
    The Kincardine Independent, March 1976     Kincardine Hospital as it first appeared then some 50 years later as Kincardine and District Hospital. It is now of South Bruce Grey Health Services. Pictures taken from Tweedsmuir History.
    The Kincardine Independent, March 1976   Kincardine Hospital as it first appeared then some 50 years later as ...
  • Wellman's Women's Institute Hall
        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 ...
      On April 28th 1869 David Mack donated the land (Pt. Lot 19, ...
  • Elgin County Pioneer Museum
        The Elgin County Pioneer Museum, 32 Talbot Street, St Thomas was founded in 1957. www.elgincounty.ca/archives (Click on “Collections” in blue banner menu; click on blue”on-line database”; in search line, type in “elgin county pioneer museum- there are 239 results. i.e. things in archives) http://www.elginhistoricalsociety.ca/video-tags/st-thomas (Elgin County Pioneer Museum 30th Anniversary, ...
      The Elgin County Pioneer Museum, 32 Talbot Street, St Thomas was founded ...
  • QUEEN’S LINE WOMEN’S INSTITUTE HALL NORTH RENFREW DISTRICT
        This hall started out as a Holiness Movement Church built in 1898. In 1961, the Queen’s Line Women’s Institute bought this building for $200. to be used as a community centre This hall was used for euchre parties, baby showers, bridal showers, wedding anniversaries, a fashion show, an artist studio ...
      This hall started out as a Holiness Movement Church built in 1898. ...
  • Barn Quilt at South Dunwich Community Hall
        Top Photo: South Dunwich Community Hall. Taken by Helen VanBrink, March 2012 Bottom Photo: Barn Quilt sponsored by Wallacetown W.I.
      Top Photo: South Dunwich Community Hall. Taken by Helen VanBrink, March 2012 ...
  • Memorial Maple Tree- Wallacetown W I
        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
      Top Photo: Community Hall in Wallacetown, showing location of memorial tree Bottom ...
  • West Haldimand District Centennial Pavilion
        In 1967, as part of Centennial Year, West Haldimand District undertook a project to build a pavilion. This impressive pavilion is located in Haldimand Conservation Park, near Featherstone Point. During the time of the construction of the pavilion, Haldimand County was divided into two Women's Institute districts: East and West.
      In 1967, as part of Centennial Year, West Haldimand District undertook a ...
  • Mountview Women's Institute Hall
        Mountview Women’s Institute Hall Country Heritage Park – Milton, Ontario This small frame building built in 1838 on Ferris Lawrence’s property, was one of the first rural churches in Central Ontario. It was located on Concession 2 in Trafalgar Township on the corner of what is now Winston Churchill Boulevard ...
      Mountview Women’s Institute Hall Country Heritage Park – Milton, Ontario This small ...
  • Colpoy's Bay Womens' Institute and Community Hall
        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 ...
      The new executive at our CBWI from left to right are Lacey ...
  • Adamsville WI Hall
        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 ...
      Adamsville WI Hall Adamsville Women's Institute was organized in 1934 and disbanded ...
  • Cornell WI Hall - 1972
    The Tillsonburg News, 27 Mar 1972     The Tillsonburg News March 27, 1972 Old Cornell School Now Community Hall Some hard work by Cornell residents has resulted in turning their old school-house into a very acceptable community hall. The hall is over 100 years old. It was closed down as a school several years ago, and the ...
    The Tillsonburg News, 27 Mar 1972   The Tillsonburg News March 27, 1972 Old Cornell School Now Community Hall ...
  • Cornell WI Hall - 2016
        In 2016, Norwich Township declared that the hall could not be rented due to changing fire regulations. With rising hydro and fuel costs and declining involvement, the Cornell Women's Institute could no longer look after the hall. The Township sold it in 2017 to Wilson Farms from Norwich.
      In 2016, Norwich Township declared that the hall could not be rented ...
  • Teeterville WI Hall
        Teeterville Women's Institute Hall, located at 194 Teeter Street, Teeterville. The S.S. No. 11 Teeterville, built in 1871, became the Teeterville Women’s Institute in 1962. The school was in operation from 1872 to 1962. Photo courtesy of Norfolk County Heritage and Culture. Photo used with permission.
      Teeterville Women's Institute Hall, located at 194 Teeter Street, Teeterville. The S.S. ...
  • Balsam Hill Horton W.I. Living Museum
        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 ...
      This red brick school house, S.S No 2 Admaston is maintained by ...
  • Castleford W.I. -brick
        This is a brick commemorating fund raising for the Renfrew Victoria Hospital Donation by Castleford W.I.
      This is a brick commemorating fund raising for the Renfrew Victoria Hospital ...
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User Contributions: 120+ Years of Women Involved! WI Plaques, Halls, and Projects Across the Province