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
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