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  • Glasgow WI Cairn
    ImageObjectPlace       This cairn marks the site of the first school of Section 13 McNab. Built in 1868. The Glasgow Women's Institute erected the cairn in 1968. The cairn is located on the corner of Calabogie Road and Anderson Road in the township of McNab/Braeside.
    ImageObjectPlace     This cairn marks the site of the first school of Section 13 McNab. Built in 1868. The Glasgow Women's Institute erected the cairn in 1968. The cairn is located on ...
  • North Easthope Township Cairn, Presentation of Pioneer History to Lord Tweedsmuir, 1936
    Image       Hampstead Women’s Institute president passes the leather-bound copy of “History of the Pioneers” over to Lord Tweedsmuir May 28, 1936 STORY: In 1934, the residents of North Easthope township planned to build a cairn to honour the early settlers in their area who had emigrated from Scotland and Ireland. After ...
    Image     Hampstead Women’s Institute president passes the leather-bound copy of “History of the Pioneers” over to Lord Tweedsmuir May 28, 1936 STORY: In 1934, the residents of North Easthope township planned ...
  • Jarvis Women's Institute War Memorial
    ImageObjectPlace       Honouring Our Heroic Dead World War II 1939-1945 Allan Anderson Lloyd Anderson Leslie E. Blight Earl Bray John W. Columbus Harry Leatherdale Lloyd Marr James E. Miller Berkley Mitchell Edwin McKeen Roy H. Nelson Charles Rawcliffe Roy M. Schaeffer J. Arthur Stewart Gordon Taylor Frank Veenstra
    ImageObjectPlace     Honouring Our Heroic Dead World War II 1939-1945 Allan Anderson Lloyd Anderson Leslie E. Blight Earl Bray John W. Columbus Harry Leatherdale Lloyd Marr James E. Miller Berkley Mitchell Edwin ...
  • 1961 Stone Cairn and Plaque at the Erland Lee (Museum) Home
    ImageObjectPlace       This plaque, mounted on a stone cairn, was placed at the roadside in front of the Erland Lee (Museum) Home in 1961, while it was still a private residence. It reads "In memory of Erland Lee and his wife, Janet, who pioneered the first Women's Institute - now world-wide - ...
    ImageObjectPlace     This plaque, mounted on a stone cairn, was placed at the roadside in front of the Erland Lee (Museum) Home in 1961, while it was still a private residence. It ...
  • Unveiling of North Easthope Cairn with Lord and Lady Tweedsmuir, 1936
    Image       Lord and Lady (with flowers) Tweedsmuir pose in front of the pioneer cairn – unveiled May 28, 1936. Behind them – Mary Louise McLennan and to the right of Lady Tweedsmuir (behind youngster) is Katherine McCallum – both women researched and recorded kitchen table-type history of the North Easthope pioneers. ...
    Image     Lord and Lady (with flowers) Tweedsmuir pose in front of the pioneer cairn – unveiled May 28, 1936. Behind them – Mary Louise McLennan and to the right of Lady ...
  • Jarvis Women's Institute War Memorial
    ImagePlace       This cairn in Jarvis, Ontario was erected by the Jarvis Women's Institute. The group has since disbanded, but their excellent work over the years is represented by this project. Service people from WWI and WWII are named on the plaques mounted on this cairn.
    ImagePlace     This cairn in Jarvis, Ontario was erected by the Jarvis Women's Institute. The group has since disbanded, but their excellent work over the years is represented by this project. Service ...
  • Jarvis Women's Institute War Memorial
    ImagePlace       This cairn in Jarvis, Ontario was erected by the Jarvis Women's Institute. The group has since disbanded, but their excellent work over the years is represented by this project. Service people from WWI and WWII are named on the plaques mounted on this cairn.
    ImagePlace     This cairn in Jarvis, Ontario was erected by the Jarvis Women's Institute. The group has since disbanded, but their excellent work over the years is represented by this project. Service ...
  • Jarvis Women's Institute War Memorial
    Image       Jarvis and Walpole War Memorial For those who fell and served in the World War 1914-1918 Erected by Jarvis W.I.
    Image     Jarvis and Walpole War Memorial For those who fell and served in the World War 1914-1918 Erected by Jarvis W.I.
  • Jarvis Women's Institute War Memorial
    ImagePlace       The Glorious Dead Ken. Church Jno. Stingle Andw. Doughty Chris. Walker Wm. Maxwell Ches. Rogers H.J. Wills Jas. Dunnett Jos. Powell
    ImagePlace     The Glorious Dead Ken. Church Jno. Stingle Andw. Doughty Chris. Walker Wm. Maxwell Ches. Rogers H.J. Wills Jas. Dunnett Jos. Powell
  • Jarvis Women's Institute War Memorial
    ImageObjectPlace       When the Commonwealth Air Training Programme closed in early 1945 39 airmen from No. 1 B and C Jarvis had lost their lives by accidents. The first 10 names below are of those whose remains were elected to remain in the Air Force plot in the adjoining cemetery. George Best ...
    ImageObjectPlace     When the Commonwealth Air Training Programme closed in early 1945 39 airmen from No. 1 B and C Jarvis had lost their lives by accidents. The first 10 names below ...
  • Gillies Hill Pioneer Monument
    ImageObject       Gillies Hill - site of municipal government 1856-1963 in memory of the pioneers of Elderslie Township
    ImageObject     Gillies Hill - site of municipal government 1856-1963 in memory of the pioneers of Elderslie Township
  • 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]."
  • 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 ...
  • Solway WI Plaque
    ImageObject       Plaque reads: "Est. 1951 Solway Women's Institute [Home and Country Logo] Dedicate this plaque to the pioneer settlers of Solway 2011"
    ImageObject     Plaque reads: "Est. 1951 Solway Women's Institute [Home and Country Logo] Dedicate this plaque to the pioneer settlers of Solway 2011"
  • Malcolm WI Cairn
    ImageObject       This picture is of the Malcolm Cairn located at the intersection of Concessions 10 and 11 at the 25th side road of Brant township (which is now a part of the municipality of Brockton). The hamlet of Malcolm grew up around a Presbyterian Church erected at the crossroad in 1859. ...
    ImageObject     This picture is of the Malcolm Cairn located at the intersection of Concessions 10 and 11 at the 25th side road of Brant township (which is now a part of ...
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User Contributions: 120 Years of Women Involved! WI Plaques, Halls, and Projects Across the Province