User Contributions: 120+ Years of Women Involved! WI Plaques, Halls, and Projects Across the Province
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  • 1961 Stone Cairn and Plaque at the Erland Lee (Museum) Home
        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 - ...
      This plaque, mounted on a stone cairn, was placed at the roadside ...
  • Accessible Transportation in Prince Edward County
        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.
      Prince Edward District member and former president, Joan Williams welcoming Mr. & ...
  • 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 ...
  • Admaston Heritage Book
        This book copyright 1982, was compiled from Balsam Hill Tweedsmuir histories, with the help of local author Carol Bennett.
      This book copyright 1982, was compiled from Balsam Hill Tweedsmuir histories, with ...
  • Arthur Meighen Ontario Historical Site Plaque
        Plaque reads: "Rt Hon. Arthur Meighan 1874-1960 Born on a farm near here, Meighen graduated from the University of Toronto in 1896 and in 1902 moved to Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, to practise law. In 1908 he was elected to the federal parliament as Conservative member for that riding. He ...
      Plaque reads: "Rt Hon. Arthur Meighan 1874-1960 Born on a farm near ...
  • 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 ...
  • Balsam Hill-Horton w.i. Art Tree
        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.
      Canada 150 project, an art tree documenting Admaston Bromley township. It's small ...
  • Balsam Hill-Horton W.I. Horse and Buggy "Share the Road" Signage
        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 ...
      Photo of a roadside sign, alerting travellers to the presence of horse ...
  • 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 ...
  • Beamsville Cenotaph
        This is a picture of the Beamsville Cenotaph that was erected in Beamsville following World War I to honour the young men who had fought in that war and did not return home to their loved ones. Beamsville Women's Institute donated the 2 white cement urns in 1921 and has ...
      This is a picture of the Beamsville Cenotaph that was erected in ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bethel - Zion WI Road Safety Improvements
        The intersection of Zion and Phillipston Roads. No buildings, cairns or plaques commemorate the WI in Bethel Zion ' s (Hastings District) small community north of Belleville, but two accomplishments we're proud of are that through lobbying and in partnership with the MTO and the City of Belleville, we have ...
      The intersection of Zion and Phillipston Roads. No buildings, cairns or plaques ...
  • Bi-Centennial Wall Hanging from FWIO
        This wall hanging was presented by the Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario to the Province of Ontario for the province's bi-centennial on June 11, 1984. It is on display at the Legislature, Queen's Park, Toronto. This image was taken from an FWIO hasti-note package.
      This wall hanging was presented by the Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario ...
  • 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 ...
  • Braemar Hall
        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 ...
      At one time, This Braemar Hall was the hub of the community ...
  • Braemar W.I. Plaque
        This plaque was placed on the gatepost of Jonathan Hook’s farm prior to the 1960’s. It is not yet known who installed the plaque. This photo was taken in the fall of 2017.
      This plaque was placed on the gatepost of Jonathan Hook’s farm prior ...
  • Brooksdale WI Plaque - Youngsville
        Youngsville In 1839 Gabriel Youngs came from New York State and purchased 1000 acres of land surrounding these crossroads. The Great Western Hotel, built on this site before 1850, served settlers travelling from Beachville to Stratford. This being the central point of the township, the West Zorra Counci lmet here ...
      Youngsville In 1839 Gabriel Youngs came from New York State and purchased ...
  • Burnstown W.I. -plaque
        Detail of a plaque at Renfrew Victoria Hospital, celebrating the donation by Burnstown W.I. to a fund raising campaign.
      Detail of a plaque at Renfrew Victoria Hospital, celebrating the donation by ...
  • Canada 150 Art Tree Project - Burnstown W.I.
        Burnstown Women’s Institute Theme 6: Community organization Township: Mc Nab / Braeside, Ontario Volunteer hours: 30 Our story: In 1911 our Institute branch was the first one in the Renfrew South District, and we have been going strong ever since! We have 26 members ranging from 30 to 90 years ...
      Burnstown Women’s Institute Theme 6: Community organization Township: Mc Nab / Braeside, ...
  • 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