Amherst Island Tweedsmuir History, Volume 4 F1 2004-05
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Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON), 2005
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Amherst Island Tweedsmuir History, Volume 4 F1 2004-05


Amherst Island Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 4, Part 1 of 2 Amherst Island near Kingston, Ontario, is a community of over four hundred comprised mostly of farmers and retirees from "away," often Toronto or Ottawa. The Island is a component of Loyalist Township for municipal organization purposes, and is located in Lennox and Addington County. It has hourly car ferry service with the mainland at Millhaven, allowing some island residents to commute to work on the mainland. As of this writing, June 2016, there are five completed Tweedsmuir volumes in the collection. This volume was completed in 2005 and covers the period 2004-2005, with some older historical material. It has a Table of Contents. Some of the key topics covered: - Fowler Painting at the School - Island Shore Roads - Neilson Museum Opening - Community Radio Station (CJAI) - Stone Fence Repairs - "I Hate Moosicals" - Pearce House Fire - Royal Canadian Legion of AI - A group of Obituaries - Names mentioned: Filson, Fleming, Glenn, Hitchins, Keith, Kennedy, Neilson, McCaugherty, Tugwell, Woolfreys - Presidents of the WI: Henshaw and McDonald Index - Women's Institute History - Fowler Painting - Pentland Cemetery - ROSE Program-Retirement - 24th Tricentennial Conference - Nominations, 2004 - General WI Business - Ferry Dock Improvements, 2004 - Canada Day Parade, 2004 - WI Picnic with Wilton Institute - General WI activities - Names of Presidents, 1992-2006 - President Profiles, etc. - ROSE Programs - Recognitions to the WI - WI Special Project for Harare Zimbabwe - Memorial to Elizabeth Ann McDonald first WI President - Community Functions - Amherst Island Radio - Fall Fare, 2004 - Tourists and Ferry - Runaway Ferry - Transportation and Infrastructure - Hobbies - AIMS Initiatives - Museum and Market - AIMS - Backroom Series, etc. - Historical Items - Assorted - Schools - Personalities - Island Stone Fences - Nature Reserve - Personalities - Agriculture - Stone Fences - Stella Village - Fire - General Information - Churches - Obituaries - Legion and Veterans - Cemeteries and Stone Fence Rebuilding