Stewartville WI Tweedsmuir Community History - Volume 1
Publication
Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON), [ca. 1949]-[ca. 1975]
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Description
Creator
Stewartville Women's Institute, Creator
Media Type
Text
Image
Item Type
Scrapbooks
Description
Volume 1 of 6

Stewartville, previously known as Balmer Island, is a hamlet situated in McNab Township in Renfrew County. It is on the shore of the Madawaska River and was part of the timber era. Some families mentioned are Arnott, Campbell, Coreau, Duff, Graham, Lavallee, McIntyre, McLean, McNab, Michelson, Mitchell, Neill, Nieman, Okum, Russett, Scheel, Schubrink, Slingerland, Smith, Stewart, Sutherland, Taylor, Watt, Wilson, and Wright.
These first two volumes contain information concerning the branch, its members, and its events, as well as the following:

Volume 1:
- History of early settlement of Stewartville and McNab Township, including an 1838 petition to oust Laird McNab.
- History of schools, the Township Hall, and the Presbyterian church
- Lists of War Veterans, including photos of Edgar Stavenow and Harvey Smith
- History of farms in area.
- Building of Stewartville Power Generating Station
Notes
Curators: Margaret Wright and Jessie Smith
Publisher
Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario (FWIO)
Dates
[ca. 1949]-[ca. 1975]
Subject(s)
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.41681 Longitude: -76.4994
Location of Original
Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives
Terms of Use
For commercial use, please contact copyright holder for permission and details
Reproduction Notes
Contact the holder of the original.
Contact
Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
 
 
 
552 Ridge Road
Stoney Creek, ON L8J 2Y6
905-662-2691
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Stewartville WI Tweedsmuir Community History - Volume 1


Volume 1 of 6

Stewartville, previously known as Balmer Island, is a hamlet situated in McNab Township in Renfrew County. It is on the shore of the Madawaska River and was part of the timber era. Some families mentioned are Arnott, Campbell, Coreau, Duff, Graham, Lavallee, McIntyre, McLean, McNab, Michelson, Mitchell, Neill, Nieman, Okum, Russett, Scheel, Schubrink, Slingerland, Smith, Stewart, Sutherland, Taylor, Watt, Wilson, and Wright.
These first two volumes contain information concerning the branch, its members, and its events, as well as the following:

Volume 1:
- History of early settlement of Stewartville and McNab Township, including an 1838 petition to oust Laird McNab.
- History of schools, the Township Hall, and the Presbyterian church
- Lists of War Veterans, including photos of Edgar Stavenow and Harvey Smith
- History of farms in area.
- Building of Stewartville Power Generating Station