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  • Reid's Corners WI Learning Chair 2
        story by Online paper The Kincardine Record
      story by Online paper The Kincardine Record
  • 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 ...
  • WI Centennial Planter
        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 ...
      The Maple Grove W. I. in Waterloo District marked Canada's Centennial by ...
  • Country Manor Bench
        To mark their 60th anniversary, the Maple Grove Women's Institute went to Cambridge Manor, a new nursing home in our area and asked if there was anything we could contribute to the home as our outreach into the community. They had a member who was living there at the time. ...
      To mark their 60th anniversary, the Maple Grove Women's Institute went to ...
  • Goshen Cemetery Plaque
        This plaque was erected by the Goshen W.I. at Goshen Cemetery. The plaque reads "Goshen Cemetery 1831 - 1931 in memory of the pioneers." It is on the brick wall in front of the cemetery.
      This plaque was erected by the Goshen W.I. at Goshen Cemetery. The ...
  • Farnham Cemetery 1931 Gate
        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 for plaques.
      Arkell WI supported the Farnham Cemetery by providing the funds to build ...
  • Farnham Cemetery Gate 1931 - Plaque
        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 showing the full gate and the 1967 plaque.
      Arkell WI supported the Farnham Cemetery by providing the funds to build ...
  • Farnham Cemetery 1967 Gate
        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.
      Arkell WI supported the Farnham Cemetery by providing the funds to build ...
  • Farnham Cemetery 1967 Gate - Plaque
        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 gates and 1931 plaque
      Arkell WI supported the Farnham Cemetery by providing the funds to build ...
  • Farnham Cemetery WI 100th Anniversary Bench
        To celebrate Arkell WI's 100th Anniversary we dedicated a bench in Farnham Cemetery. Previously Arkell WI supported the Cemetery by providing the funds to build the gate in 1931 and again in 1967. See other photos of gates and plaques
      To celebrate Arkell WI's 100th Anniversary we dedicated a bench in Farnham ...
  • 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, ...
  • Kilmartin Cemetery Dedication- Yarmouth Glen WI
        Yarmouth Glen Women's Institute undertook a restoration project at Kilmartin Cemetery following a dedication ceremony on June 23, 1963. Please also see another submission on this topic for more information.
      Yarmouth Glen Women's Institute undertook a restoration project at Kilmartin Cemetery following ...
  • Kilmartin Cemetery, Municipality of Central Elgin
        In April 1960, committee of Yarmouth Glen WI met with Yarmouth Township Council regarding a cleanup of Kilmartin cemetery. This resulted in a $50 annual grant given to the branch for upkeep and maintenance of the cemetery. At this time, all markers were removed and the ground leveled. Further funds ...
      In April 1960, committee of Yarmouth Glen WI met with Yarmouth Township ...
  • Blakeney Plaque unveiling
        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.
      On Nov.7,2010 the Mayor of Mississippi Mills,Al Lunney and the President of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Nobleton Community Hall
        Nobleton Community Hall. located in York Centre WI district Top: Under Construction Back in the Thirties. Bottom: 1986 Nobleton Community Hall is truly a “community” place. It was built in 1936 by volunteer labour with materials purchased through fundraising.The accomplishment of building a hall in Nobleton was a demonstration of ...
      Nobleton Community Hall. located in York Centre WI district Top: Under Construction ...
  • Nobleton WI's involvement in Local Parks
        Top: Hill Farm Meadow Park , showing bench in background. Middle: Plaque on bench marking 95th anniversary Bottom: Plaque in Cherry Park, acknowledging Community Partners
      Top: Hill Farm Meadow Park , showing bench in background. Middle: Plaque ...
  • Glasgow WI Cairn
        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.
      This cairn marks the site of the first school of Section 13 ...
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User Contributions: 120+ Years of Women Involved! WI Plaques, Halls, and Projects Across the Province