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Seymour West WI Photo from 1913 
Images  26 June 1913  This is a group photograph of the Seymour West Women's Institute at an event of some kind, evidenced by the banners and flags hanging in the background. There are five (5) rows of people in this photo. The majority of them are women, but there are some boys in the very front row, some babies being...
Nobleton WI's involvement in Local Parks 
ImagesPlacesWas Contributed?  2003  Top: Hill Farm Meadow Park , showing bench in background. Middle: Plaque on bench marking 95th anniversary Bottom: Plaque in Cherry Park, acknowledging Community Partners
QUEEN'S LINE WOMEN'S INSTITUTE HALL NORTH RENFREW DISTRICT 
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...
Glasgow WI Cairn 
ImagesObjectsPlacesWas Contributed?  1968  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.
Nobleton Community Hall 
ImagesPlacesWas Contributed?    Nobleton Community Hall. located in York Centre WI district Top: Under Construction Back in the Thirties. Bottom: 1986 Nobleton Community Hall is truly a "community" place. It was built in 1936 by volunteer labour with materials purchased through fundraising.The accomplishment of building a...
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...
Blakeney Plaque unveiling 
ImagesPlacesWas Contributed?    On Nov.7,2010 the Mayor of Mississippi Mills,Al Lunney and the President of Ramsay W.I., Cindy Zorgel unveiled a plaque at the Blakeney Park at the bridge over the Mississippi River, in Lanark County near Pakenham. It showed the locations of the over a dozen mills and shops in early times.
Kilmartin Cemetery, Municipality of Central Elgin 
ImagesPlacesWas Contributed?    In April 1960, committee of Yarmouth Glen WI met with Yarmouth Township Council regarding a cleanup of Kilmartin cemetery. This resulted in a $50 annual grant given to the branch for upkeep and maintenance of the cemetery. At this time, all markers were removed and the ground leveled. Further...
Kilmartin Cemetery Dedication- Yarmouth Glen WI 
ImagesPlacesWas Contributed?    Yarmouth Glen Women's Institute undertook a restoration project at Kilmartin Cemetery following a dedication ceremony on June 23, 1963. Please also see another submission on this topic for more information.
Wellman's Women's Institute Hall 
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Farnham Cemetery WI 100th Anniversary Bench 
ImagesObjectsPlacesWas Contributed?    To celebrate Arkell WI's 100th Anniversary we dedicated a bench in Farnham Cemetery. Previously Arkell WI supported the Cemetery by providing the funds to build the gate in 1931 and again in 1967. See other photos of gates and plaques
Farnham Cemetery 1967 Gate - Plaque 
ImagesObjectsPlacesWas Contributed?    Arkell WI supported the Farnham Cemetery by providing the funds to build the gate in 1931 and again in 1967 to celebrate the Centennial. See other photos of gates and 1931 plaque
National Historic Site Plaque at Erland Lee (Museum) Home 
ImagesObjectsPlacesWas Contributed?  2003  In 2003, the Erland Lee (Museum) Home was designated by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, and a plaque was placed by the sidewalk leading into the side porch of the Museum. The plaque reads "This 19th-century farmhouse is the birthplace of the Women's Institutes (WI), an...
1961 Stone Cairn and Plaque at the Erland Lee (Museum) Home 
ImagesObjectsPlacesWas Contributed?    This plaque, mounted on a stone cairn, was placed at the roadside in front of the Erland Lee (Museum) Home in 1961, while it was still a private residence. It reads "In memory of Erland Lee and his wife, Janet, who pioneered the first Women's Institute - now world-wide - at Stoney Creek, February...
WI Centennial Planter 
ImagesPlacesWas Contributed?  1967  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 Regional labs and...
Jarvis Women's Institute War Memorial 
ImagesPlaces    This cairn in Jarvis, Ontario was erected by the Jarvis Women's Institute. The group has since disbanded, but their excellent work over the years is represented by this project. Service people from WWI and WWII are named on the plaques mounted on this cairn.
Jarvis Women's Institute War Memorial 
ImagesPlaces    This cairn in Jarvis, Ontario was erected by the Jarvis Women's Institute. The group has since disbanded, but their excellent work over the years is represented by this project. Service people from WWI and WWII are named on the plaques mounted on this cairn.
Jarvis Women's Institute War Memorial 
ImagesPlaces    This cairn in Jarvis, Ontario was erected by the Jarvis Women's Institute. The group has since disbanded, but their excellent work over the years is represented by this project. Service people from WWI and WWII are named on the plaques mounted on this cairn. The Glorious Dead Ken. Church Jno....
Jarvis Women's Institute War Memorial 
Images    This cairn in Jarvis, Ontario was erected by the Jarvis Women's Institute. The group has since disbanded, but their excellent work over the years is represented by this project. Service people from WWI and WWII are named on the plaques mounted on this cairn. Jarvis and Walpole War Memorial For...
Jarvis Women's Institute War Memorial 
ImagesObjectsPlaces    This cairn in Jarvis, Ontario was erected by the Jarvis Women's Institute. The group has since disbanded, but their excellent work over the years is represented by this project. Service people from WWI and WWII are named on the plaques mounted on this cairn. Honouring Our Heroic Dead World War...
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