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  • Chesley Women's Institute Accomplishments
    ImageObject       Chesley Women's Institutes Accomplishments Chesley Women's Institute was organized in 1910 with 60 ladies in attendance. One of their first petitions was to ask Council that sidewalks be snowplowed and that butcher shops and bakeries be inspected. During the First World War they disbanded to do their work through the ...
    ImageObject     Chesley Women's Institutes Accomplishments Chesley Women's Institute was organized in 1910 with 60 ladies in attendance. One of their first petitions was to ask Council that sidewalks be snowplowed and ...
  • 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, ...
  • Braemar W.I. Plaque
    ImageObject       This plaque was placed on the gatepost of Jonathan Hook’s farm prior to the 1960’s. It is not yet known who installed the plaque. This photo was taken in the fall of 2017.
    ImageObject     This plaque was placed on the gatepost of Jonathan Hook’s farm prior to the 1960’s. It is not yet known who installed the plaque. This photo was taken in the ...
  • Brooksdale WI Plaque - Youngsville
    ImageObject       Youngsville In 1839 Gabriel Youngs came from New York State and purchased 1000 acres of land surrounding these crossroads. The Great Western Hotel, built on this site before 1850, served settlers travelling from Beachville to Stratford. This being the central point of the township, the West Zorra Counci lmet here ...
    ImageObject     Youngsville In 1839 Gabriel Youngs came from New York State and purchased 1000 acres of land surrounding these crossroads. The Great Western Hotel, built on this site before 1850, served ...
  • Rosebank W.I. -plaque
    ImageObject       THE HISTORY OF ROSEBANK CHURCH Rosebank Church was built about 1846 in Admaston Township on Henry Hutton's farm. The logs were donated by Rowland Crozier. Shingles were hand shaven by Mr. Hanawel and Miles Brown. The neighbours united to build the church. Peter Dalgleish named the church "Rosebank" after the ...
    ImageObject     THE HISTORY OF ROSEBANK CHURCH Rosebank Church was built about 1846 in Admaston Township on Henry Hutton's farm. The logs were donated by Rowland Crozier. Shingles were hand shaven by ...
  • Hampstead Women's Institute Heritage Plaque
    ImageObjectPlace       The plaque reads: "On March 5, 1903, twenty four local women met at this site for the inaugural meeting of the Hampstead Women's Institute. It was one of the earliest branches formed in Ontario and part of what would become the largest rural women's movement in the world. Members of ...
    ImageObjectPlace     The plaque reads: "On March 5, 1903, twenty four local women met at this site for the inaugural meeting of the Hampstead Women's Institute. It was one of the earliest ...
  • 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, ...
  • Lyon's Parkette, South Dorchester Township
    ObjectImage       The plaque reads: "1852-1998 This plaque and parkette are here as a historical remembrance to the Township of South Dorchester honouring all residents past, present, and future. The Township of South Dorchester Millennium Committee dedicates this plaque and parkette as a heritage tribute in this year 2000 Committee members Aldon ...
    ObjectImage     The plaque reads: "1852-1998 This plaque and parkette are here as a historical remembrance to the Township of South Dorchester honouring all residents past, present, and future. The Township of ...
  • Kingsmill-Mapleton WI Centennial Plaque, Belmont, 1907-2007
    ObjectImage       "Kingsmill Mapleton Women Institute 1907-2007"
    ObjectImage     "Kingsmill Mapleton Women Institute 1907-2007"
  • Memorial Tree Planted by Kingsmill-Mapleton WI
    ObjectImage       The memorial stone reads: "In Memory of Roger Tree lovingly donated by the Jammers and K.M.W.I [Kingsmill Mapleton WI]."
    ObjectImage     The memorial stone reads: "In Memory of Roger Tree lovingly donated by the Jammers and K.M.W.I [Kingsmill Mapleton WI]."
  • Country Manor Bench
    ImageObjectPlace       To mark their 60th anniversary, the Maple Grove Women's Institute went to Cambridge Manor, a new nursing home in our area and asked if there was anything we could contribute to the home as our outreach into the community. They had a member who was living there at the time. ...
    ImageObjectPlace     To mark their 60th anniversary, the Maple Grove Women's Institute went to Cambridge Manor, a new nursing home in our area and asked if there was anything we could contribute ...
  • Ontario Historic Site Plaque at Erland Lee (Museum) Home
    ImageObjectPlace       In 1967, the Lee family home (not yet a museum) was designated by the Ontario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board. Erland and Janet’s daughter and daughter-in-law, Marjorie Lee and Katherine Lee respectively, were present at the unveiling of the sign, which was placed in front of the home at the ...
    ImageObjectPlace     In 1967, the Lee family home (not yet a museum) was designated by the Ontario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board. Erland and Janet’s daughter and daughter-in-law, Marjorie Lee and Katherine ...
  • Jarvis Women's Institute War Memorial
    ImageObjectPlace       When the Commonwealth Air Training Programme closed in early 1945 39 airmen from No. 1 B and C Jarvis had lost their lives by accidents. The first 10 names below are of those whose remains were elected to remain in the Air Force plot in the adjoining cemetery. George Best ...
    ImageObjectPlace     When the Commonwealth Air Training Programme closed in early 1945 39 airmen from No. 1 B and C Jarvis had lost their lives by accidents. The first 10 names below ...
  • West Haldimand District Centennial Pavilion
    ImageObjectPlace       1867 - 1967 Centennial Project by Haldimand County Park Board West Haldimand Women's Institute Oneida Township
    ImageObjectPlace     1867 - 1967 Centennial Project by Haldimand County Park Board West Haldimand Women's Institute Oneida Township
  • Arthur Meighen Ontario Historical Site Plaque
    ImageObjectPlace       Plaque reads: "Rt Hon. Arthur Meighan 1874-1960 Born on a farm near here, Meighen graduated from the University of Toronto in 1896 and in 1902 moved to Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, to practise law. In 1908 he was elected to the federal parliament as Conservative member for that riding. He ...
    ImageObjectPlace     Plaque reads: "Rt Hon. Arthur Meighan 1874-1960 Born on a farm near here, Meighen graduated from the University of Toronto in 1896 and in 1902 moved to Portage la Prairie, ...
  • Renfrew South District W.I. Defibrillator Donation and Plaque
    ImageObject       Plaque reads: "Presented by Renfrew South District Women's Institute In Celebration of 100 Years 1913-2013 and the Valley Harmonizers"
    ImageObject     Plaque reads: "Presented by Renfrew South District Women's Institute In Celebration of 100 Years 1913-2013 and the Valley Harmonizers"
  • Johnson Soccer Fields, Picton
    ImageObject       Prince Edward County Soccer Association Through the generous support of our partners The John M Parrot Foundation Paul Greer & Sons Excavating Wentworth Landscape Group The Stark Family Fund Kerr Sprinkler Systems Essroc Italcementi Rotary Club of Picton Kiwanis Club of Picton Kinsmen Club of Picton Willowlee Sod Farms C.F. ...
    ImageObject     Prince Edward County Soccer Association Through the generous support of our partners The John M Parrot Foundation Paul Greer & Sons Excavating Wentworth Landscape Group The Stark Family Fund Kerr ...
  • Sponsor, Prince Edward District Memorial Hospital Foundation
    ImageObject       The Prince Edward District WI is a sponsor of the Prince Edward District Memorial Hospital Foundation. This plaque hangs in the Prince Edward District Memorial Hospital in recognition of donations made by the Prince Edward County District WI.
    ImageObject     The Prince Edward District WI is a sponsor of the Prince Edward District Memorial Hospital Foundation. This plaque hangs in the Prince Edward District Memorial Hospital in recognition of donations ...
  • Prince Edward District WI: Donor to Radio 99.3 FM
    ImageObject       We believe in the importance of local radio so the Prince Edward District W.I. made a donation to the founding of the radio station and were recognized by being named on a plaque.
    ImageObject     We believe in the importance of local radio so the Prince Edward District W.I. made a donation to the founding of the radio station and were recognized by being named ...
  • Coningsby School Marker
    ImageObject       Stone reads: "Coningsby School Erected 1862"
    ImageObject     Stone reads: "Coningsby School Erected 1862"
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Women's Institutes Documents


This group is a multi-agency collection of Tweedsmuir Community History Collections, minutes, books, Home & Country newsletters, and other documents created by the Women's Institutes (WI) of Ontario (FWIO). It allows the record to be discovered through the Women's Institutes Document portal.