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Subject:  Women's Institutes  Item type(s):  Buildings   Sort by:  Relevance
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Erland Lee Museum 
GroupsPlaces    The Erland Lee Museum, opened to the public in 1972, is a white and green Gothic Revival heritage house containing two floors of original furnishings, with an emphasis on the Lee family in Saltfleet Township and the events of the 1897 founding of the Women's Institute. The accompanying red...
ImagesPlacesWas Contributed?    This hall started out as a Holiness Movement Church built in 1898. In 1961, the Queen's Line Women's Institute bought this building for $200. to be used as a community centre This hall was used for euchre parties, baby showers, bridal showers, wedding anniversaries, a fashion show, an artist...
Elgin County Pioneer Museum 
ImagesPlacesWas Contributed?    The Elgin County Pioneer Museum, 32 Talbot Street, St Thomas was founded in 1957. www.elgincounty.ca/archives (Click on "Collections" in blue banner menu; click on blue"on-line database"; in search line, type in "elgin county pioneer museum- there are 239 results. i.e. things in...
Wellman's Women's Institute Hall 
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West Haldimand District Centennial Pavilion 
ImagesPlaces  1967  In 1967, as part of Centennial Year, West Haldimand District undertook a project to build a pavilion. This impressive pavilion is located in Haldimand Conservation Park, near Featherstone Point. During the time of the construction of the pavilion, Haldimand County was divided into two Women's...
Memorial Maple Tree- Wallacetown W I 
ImagesObjectsPlacesWas Contributed?  2016  Top Photo: Community Hall in Wallacetown, showing location of memorial tree Bottom Photo: The Maple Tree on September 9, 2016; photo taken by Helen VanBrink
Barn Quilt at South Dunwich Community Hall 
ImagesObjectsPlacesWas Contributed?    Top Photo: South Dunwich Community Hall. Taken by Helen VanBrink, March 2012 Bottom Photo: Barn Quilt sponsored by Wallacetown W.I.
Troy/Lynden Women's Institute Hall, Troy Ontario 
ImagesPlacesWas Contributed?    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...
Reid's Corner's WI Community Hall 
ImagesObjectsPlacesWas Contributed?    Reid's Corner's Community Hall As early as 1927 the Reid's Corners branch of FWIO was encouraging the Township of Huron to erect a new hall in their community. When no action had been taken due to the intervention of the Depression and WWII, the members decided in May 1947 to take matters into...
Reid's Corners WI  Memorial Tablet 
ImagesObjectsPlacesWas Contributed?    Pine River Church Presbyterian/United Memorial Tablet In 1919 the Reid's Corners Women's Institute gave $125 toward the installation of a Memorial Tablet in Pine River Presbyterian Church. Unfortunately the tablet itself has been lost to history, perhaps not relocated after a new church was...
Reid's Corners WI Hospital Ward 
ImagesNewspapersPlacesWas Contributed?  "Reid's Corners WI Hospital Ward," The Kincardine Independent, March 1976  Kincardine Hospital as it first appeared then some 50 years later as Kincardine and District Hospital. It is now of South Bruce Grey Health Services. Pictures taken from Tweedsmuir History.
Mountview Women's Institute Hall 
ImagesObjectsWas Contributed?    Mountview Women's Institute Hall Country Heritage Park - Milton, Ontario This small frame building built in 1838 on Ferris Lawrence's property, was one of the first rural churches in Central Ontario. It was located on Concession 2 in Trafalgar Township on the corner of what is now Winston...
Balsam Hill Horton W.I. Living Museum 
ImagesObjectsPlacesWas Contributed?    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...
Goshen W.I. brick 
ImagesObjectsWas Contributed?    This is a brick commemorating fund raising for Renfrew Victoria Hospital, Donation from Goshen W.I.
Castleford W.I. -brick 
ImagesObjectsWas Contributed?  1990  This is a brick commemorating fund raising for the Renfrew Victoria Hospital Donation by Castleford W.I.
Lochwinnoch W.I. brick 
ImagesObjectsWas Contributed?  1990  This is a brick commemorating fund raising for Renfrew Victoria Hospital. Donation from Lochwinnoch W.I.
Horton North W.I. brick 
ImagesObjectsWas Contributed?    This is a brick commemorating fund raising for Renfrew Victoria Hospital. Donation by Horton North Women's Institute
Colpoy's Bay Womens' Institute and Community Hall 
ImagesObjectsPlacesWas Contributed?  April 2017  The new executive at our CBWI from left to right are Lacey Thompson treasurer, Shirley Couch director, Tara Stanton secretary, Marywinn Daykin vice president, and Karin van der Hayden Thomas president. The photo was taken in April, 2017 in front of the CBWI and Community Hall on County Rd. 9 in...
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