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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...
Nobleton WI's involvement in Local Parks 
ImagesPlacesWas Contributed?  2003  ... members planted memorial trees to enhance the tree canopy. Nobleton WI sponsored a speaker, Len Stanley, who encouraged the Township of King to get involved in Communities in Bloom. With a lot of work, the township went on to receive provincial and national top place awards. In 2007, 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?    ... came from card parties and the community. In 1962, good and repaired markers were positioned and cemented in place in a central enclosure. After seeding the grounds and for the 125th anniversary of St James Presbyterian Church, the cemetery was dedicated on June 25, 1963. The cemetery project...
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
Farnham Cemetery 1967 Gate 
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 plaques.
Farnham Cemetery Gate 1931 - 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 showing the full gate and the 1967 plaque.
Farnham Cemetery 1931 Gate 
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 for plaques.
Goshen Cemetery Plaque 
ImagesObjectsPlacesWas Contributed?    This plaque was erected by the Goshen W.I. at Goshen Cemetery. The plaque reads "Goshen Cemetery 1831 - 1931 in memory of the pioneers." It is on the brick wall in front of the cemetery.
Ontario Historic Plaque at Erland Lee (Museum) Home 
ImagesObjectsPlacesWas Contributed?    ...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...
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...
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...
Country Manor Bench 
ImagesObjectsPlacesWas Contributed?  1990  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. The Manor suggested a...
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