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  • Glasgow WI Cairn
    ImageObjectPlace       This cairn marks the site of the first school of Section 13 McNab. Built in 1868. The Glasgow Women's Institute erected the cairn in 1968. The cairn is located on the corner of Calabogie Road and Anderson Road in the township of McNab/Braeside.
    ImageObjectPlace     This cairn marks the site of the first school of Section 13 McNab. Built in 1868. The Glasgow Women's Institute erected the cairn in 1968. The cairn is located on ...
  • Teeterville WI Hall
    ImageObjectPlace       Teeterville Women's Institute Hall, located at 194 Teeter Street, Teeterville. The S.S. No. 11 Teeterville, built in 1871, became the Teeterville Women’s Institute in 1962. The school was in operation from 1872 to 1962. Photo courtesy of Norfolk County Heritage and Culture. Photo used with permission.
    ImageObjectPlace     Teeterville Women's Institute Hall, located at 194 Teeter Street, Teeterville. The S.S. No. 11 Teeterville, built in 1871, became the Teeterville Women’s Institute in 1962. The school was in operation ...
  • Arnprior WI Tweedsmuir Community History - Volume 3
    TextImage  Arnprior Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [ca.1932]-[ca.1970]     Volume 3 of 7 volumes contains information on the schools in Arnprior. - History of Arnprior Grammar School & High School. Includes reference to Dugald C. McNab and other principals, names of many early students, including Percival Cooney. There are photos including students, plus workshop and home economic rooms. (p2) ...
    TextImage  Arnprior Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [ca.1932]-[ca.1970]   Volume 3 of 7 volumes contains information on the schools in Arnprior. - History of Arnprior Grammar School & High School. Includes reference to Dugald C. McNab and other principals, ...
  • Balsam Hill WI Tweedsmuir Community History - Community #13. Elementary Schools 1966-2008
    TextImage  Balsam Hill Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 1966-2008     This volume of 18 volumes provides information on Elementary Schools between 1966 and 2008
    TextImage  Balsam Hill Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 1966-2008   This volume of 18 volumes provides information on Elementary Schools between 1966 and 2008
  • Balsam Hill WI Tweedsmuir Community History - Community #14. High School 1971-2008
    TextImage  Balsam Hill Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 1971-2008     This volume of 18 volumes provides information on Secondary Schools between 1971 and 2008
    TextImage  Balsam Hill Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 1971-2008   This volume of 18 volumes provides information on Secondary Schools between 1971 and 2008
  • Balsam Hill WI Tweedsmuir Community History - Community #1. Schools
    TextImage  Balsam Hill Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario)     This Tweedsmuir volume describes two schools in Admaston Township. SS#2 is documented from pages 1 to 81. SS#5 is documented from pages 82 to 94.
    TextImage  Balsam Hill Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario)   This Tweedsmuir volume describes two schools in Admaston Township. SS#2 is documented from pages 1 to 81. SS#5 is documented from pages 82 to 94.
  • Troy/Lynden Women's Institute Hall, Troy Ontario
    ImagePlace       In 1962 Troy Women's Institute branch members purchased this local two room schoolhouse (built in 1878) as a WI hall for community events. Renovations have occurred with the help of community members, Lottario, and a Trillium Grant. In 1995, a historical plaque was placed on the outside wall on the ...
    ImagePlace     In 1962 Troy Women's Institute branch members purchased this local two room schoolhouse (built in 1878) as a WI hall for community events. Renovations have occurred with the help of ...
  • Cornell WI Hall - 1972
    ImageObjectNewspaperPlace  The Tillsonburg News, 27 Mar 1972     The Tillsonburg News March 27, 1972 Old Cornell School Now Community Hall Some hard work by Cornell residents has resulted in turning their old school-house into a very acceptable community hall. The hall is over 100 years old. It was closed down as a school several years ago, and the ...
    ImageObjectNewspaperPlace  The Tillsonburg News, 27 Mar 1972   The Tillsonburg News March 27, 1972 Old Cornell School Now Community Hall Some hard work by Cornell residents has resulted in turning their old school-house into a very acceptable community ...
  • Winona WI Memorabilia
    TextObject       - Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario 1981 Calendar, featuring photos of WI events and activities - E.D. Smith 90th Anniversary booklet, 20 pages, includes a history of the company from 1882-1972 - Letter from E. Llewellyn G. Smith introducing the booklet, dated May 1st, 1972 - Booklet, “History of Wentworth ...
    TextObject     - Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario 1981 Calendar, featuring photos of WI events and activities - E.D. Smith 90th Anniversary booklet, 20 pages, includes a history of the company from ...
  • Wilton Grove WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 2
    TextImageObject  Wilton Grove Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1975]-[1976]     Cemeteries Description -The Nichol Cemetery Description & Pictures -Pond Mills Cemetery Schools Description & Pictures – Derwent School, U.S.S. No.18 North Dorchester & No. 21 Westminster Description & Pictures – Glendale School Description & Pictures – The Hubrey School, S.S. #10 Westminster Description & Pictures – The Norton School, S.S. ...
    TextImageObject  Wilton Grove Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1975]-[1976]   Cemeteries Description -The Nichol Cemetery Description & Pictures -Pond Mills Cemetery Schools Description & Pictures – Derwent School, U.S.S. No.18 North Dorchester & No. 21 Westminster Description & Pictures – ...
  • Balsam Hill Horton W.I. Living Museum
    ImageObjectPlace       This red brick school house, S.S No 2 Admaston is maintained by Balsam Hill - Horton Women's Institute. Each spring students from Renfrew County can come to experience a day in a one-room school. W.I. members who are retired school teachers, teach memory work, writing with ink pens and roman ...
    ImageObjectPlace     This red brick school house, S.S No 2 Admaston is maintained by Balsam Hill - Horton Women's Institute. Each spring students from Renfrew County can come to experience a day ...
  • Coningsby School Marker
    ImageObject       Stone reads: "Coningsby School Erected 1862"
    ImageObject     Stone reads: "Coningsby School Erected 1862"
  • Williscroft Cairn
    ImageObject       Dedicated to the Memory of the Pioneer settlers of the Hamlet of Williscroft which was comprised of a post office, sawmill, flour and grist mill, cheese factory, store, blacksmith shop, Baptist church, and S.S. #8 Elderslie School, and a swimming hold in Snake Creek. Organizations: The Grange, The Patrons of ...
    ImageObject     Dedicated to the Memory of the Pioneer settlers of the Hamlet of Williscroft which was comprised of a post office, sawmill, flour and grist mill, cheese factory, store, blacksmith shop, ...
  • WI Centennial Planter
    ImagePlace       The Maple Grove W. I. in Waterloo District marked Canada's Centennial by having a planter built at the old one room Riverbank School at the corner of the Preston Breslau highway and Riverbank Dr. At the time it had been converted into the Regional Library. It has since been the ...
    ImagePlace     The Maple Grove W. I. in Waterloo District marked Canada's Centennial by having a planter built at the old one room Riverbank School at the corner of the Preston Breslau ...
  • Adamsville WI Hall
    ImageObjectPlace       Adamsville WI Hall Adamsville Women's Institute was organized in 1934 and disbanded in 2012. The Community Hall was the former one-room school (S.S. #3, Albemarle Township, Bruce County) until 1967 when Central Schools were formed. The Community bought the school for $50.00 and appointed a Board of Trustees. The building ...
    ImageObjectPlace     Adamsville WI Hall Adamsville Women's Institute was organized in 1934 and disbanded in 2012. The Community Hall was the former one-room school (S.S. #3, Albemarle Township, Bruce County) until 1967 ...
  • Stoney Creek Women's Institute Scrapbook (Nash) 1897-1962
    Text       Stoney Creek WI Scrapbook by F.B. Nash, 1897-1962 - "A Prayer" by Rev. W.A. Young, Women's Institute Holiday, Guelph - Program for "Scholarship Award Banquet," OAC, 1962 (24 pages) - Program for "Scholarship Award Banquet," OAC, 1963 (24 pages) - Program for "Scholarship Award Banquet," OAC, 1964 (24 pages) - ...
    Text     Stoney Creek WI Scrapbook by F.B. Nash, 1897-1962 - "A Prayer" by Rev. W.A. Young, Women's Institute Holiday, Guelph - Program for "Scholarship Award Banquet," OAC, 1962 (24 pages) - ...
  • School Bell Built by Calton WI
    ObjectImage       This is a photograph of a monument was built by the Calton WI following the demolition of Calton School. It features the original school bell covered by a small roof, which is raised above a raised brick wall that has an explanatory plaque affixed to it. The entire monument is ...
    ObjectImage     This is a photograph of a monument was built by the Calton WI following the demolition of Calton School. It features the original school bell covered by a small roof, ...
  • Erland Lee Museum Museum Events Scrapbook -  1975-90
    TextObject       Erland Lee Museum Events Scrapbook - 1975-1990 - Various newspaper/magazine clippings relating to: - volunteers - Albin Rogala's addiction to purchasing lottery tickets - Battlefield House - Women's Institutes Farm and Home Landscaping Courses - Women's Institutes promotion and publicity - Erland Lee Museum history, promotion, and publicity - Canada ...
    TextObject     Erland Lee Museum Events Scrapbook - 1975-1990 - Various newspaper/magazine clippings relating to: - volunteers - Albin Rogala's addiction to purchasing lottery tickets - Battlefield House - Women's Institutes Farm ...
  • Amherst Island WI Calendar 1955
    TextObject  Amherst Island Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 1955     Amherst Island WI Calendar - 1955 - Birthday calendar for friends of Amherst Island Women's Institute - The cover features a photo of the Amherst Island Consolidated School - Birthdays of individuals are indicated with names listed in individual dates on the calendar - Ads for various businesses are featured ...
    TextObject  Amherst Island Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 1955   Amherst Island WI Calendar - 1955 - Birthday calendar for friends of Amherst Island Women's Institute - The cover features a photo of the Amherst Island Consolidated School - Birthdays ...
  • A Historical Event in Our Community: The Cyclone at Castleford in June 1893
    TextImage  Castleford Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 1893     A Historical Event in Our Community The Cyclone at Castleford in June 1893
    TextImage  Castleford Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 1893   A Historical Event in Our Community The Cyclone at Castleford in June 1893
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