Galetta WI Tweedsmuir Community History
Publication:
Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON), 1965
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Description
Creator:
Galetta Women's Institute, Creator
Media Type:
Text
Image
Item Type:
Scrapbooks
Description:
Galetta WI Tweedsmuir Community History - Volume 1 of 1

Galetta is a hamlet just outside of Arnprior in Fitzroy Township. Earlier names were Mohr’s Corners and Hubbell’s Falls. The WI branch was organized in 1910, inactive between 1924 and 1932, and disbanded in 1976. Some families mentioned are Austin, Bidgood, Burr, Carss, Chown, Costello, Dickson, Forbes, Gardiner, Halpenny, Hemphill, Heneahan, Herrick, Hubbell, Hunt, Jeffries, Kennedy, MacHardy, Major, Maloof, Mohr, Montfort, Moran, Muldoon, Riddell, Ritchie, Sinclair, Smith, Stanton, Steen, Story, Tait, and Wilson. Besides information concerning the branch and its activities, the book contains the following information:

- History of early settlement, including a lost needle.
- War veteran information, including the Boer War
- Farm, house, and family histories
- History of Mohr’s Corners School (S.S.#6)
- History of St. Augustine’s Church
- Some information on businesses including hotels, Canada Cooperage Co., Galetta Electric Light & Power Co., and milk skimming station
- Some information on Kingdon Mining & Smelting Co.
- Extensive description of Ephraim’s House, including early house plans.
- Mention of Indian settlement location (page 26)
- Yearly highlights of events from 1907 to 1935
Publisher:
Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario (FWIO)
Dates:
1965
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.41681 Longitude: -76.24938
Creative Commons licence:
by-nc-nd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Holder:
Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario (FWIO)
Location of Original:
Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives
Terms of Use:
For commercial use, please contact copyright holder for permission and details
Reproduction Notes:
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Contact
Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
 
 
 

552 Ridge Road
Stoney Creek, ON L8J 2Y6
905-662-2691

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Galetta WI Tweedsmuir Community History


Galetta WI Tweedsmuir Community History - Volume 1 of 1

Galetta is a hamlet just outside of Arnprior in Fitzroy Township. Earlier names were Mohr’s Corners and Hubbell’s Falls. The WI branch was organized in 1910, inactive between 1924 and 1932, and disbanded in 1976. Some families mentioned are Austin, Bidgood, Burr, Carss, Chown, Costello, Dickson, Forbes, Gardiner, Halpenny, Hemphill, Heneahan, Herrick, Hubbell, Hunt, Jeffries, Kennedy, MacHardy, Major, Maloof, Mohr, Montfort, Moran, Muldoon, Riddell, Ritchie, Sinclair, Smith, Stanton, Steen, Story, Tait, and Wilson. Besides information concerning the branch and its activities, the book contains the following information:

- History of early settlement, including a lost needle.
- War veteran information, including the Boer War
- Farm, house, and family histories
- History of Mohr’s Corners School (S.S.#6)
- History of St. Augustine’s Church
- Some information on businesses including hotels, Canada Cooperage Co., Galetta Electric Light & Power Co., and milk skimming station
- Some information on Kingdon Mining & Smelting Co.
- Extensive description of Ephraim’s House, including early house plans.
- Mention of Indian settlement location (page 26)
- Yearly highlights of events from 1907 to 1935