Arnprior WI Tweedsmuir Community History - Volume 1
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Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON), [ca.1932]-[ca.1970]
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Arnprior WI Tweedsmuir Community History - Volume 1


The first of 7 volumes. Some items mentioned are: - Some families mentioned are Bell. Buchanon, Campbell, Craig, Cranston, Harrington, Havey, McGonigal, and Murphy - Lists of members & deceased members up to 1965 - Lady Tweedsmuir visits Arnprior WI – full meeting described, including debate whether men should be taught domestic affairs (p.9) - 1947 FWIO 50th anniv, with 12,000 members, with photos of attendees taking train (p.17) - Letter from Harlton WI, England (exchange letters) (p.21) - Photos of Mrs. S.G. Wilson & Mrs. A Bennett (p.26) - Arnprior’s name and early history, including pioneer title deeds (p.30) - Denis Macnamara day book (1874-1876) of his general store – provides list of names (p.32) - Reminiscences of early days by W.J.Styles, former editor of Chronicle (p.35) - 1949 Chronicle ‘Our Town’ describing early Arnprior and naming a number of people (p.41) - 1950 ‘Ottawa Journal’ article talking about June 1869 ‘Neilson’s Weekly’ (p.45) - Early Arnprior history from papers of Charles Macnamara, including McLachlin paying off Mrs. Arch. McNab, plus 1848 McLachlin and Vancourtland owing money in Bytown (p.47) - Pioneer tour of Ottawa steamers and stages and Horse Car Railway (p.49) - 1909 Old Home Week description, including photos of attendees, banner (p.51) - Old town hall – 3 stories (p.54) - Extensive centennial activities in 1962, including wedding on a ferris wheel (p.55) - C.1905 Loyal Orange Lodge (p.67) - Photo of Frank Boese - “MacLachlin Era”1967 Arnprior Guide article (p.71) - Early Arnprior & McNab (p.74) - 1889 County Council with R.G. Moles as warden from Arnprior (p.76) - 1957 introduction of water meters (p.78) - “Old Tank Hill” – where water tank was in 1901 (p.79) - Unique housing project – 1968 (p.80) - Visit Arnprior Scotland in Aug. 1967 (p.81) - Details of Frances Murphy – life & death (p.83)