Jarvis Women's Institute War Memorial 
still imagestill image 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.
Elgin Museum: A Vision for the Past 50 Years and Counting 
text2006 This is an article that outlines the history of the Elgin County Museum from 1946 to 2006.
Amherst Island Tweedsmuir History, Volume 2 F1 1980-96 
textAmherst Island Women's Institute, "Amherst Island Tweedsmuir History, Volume 2 F1 1980-96," Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 1997 Volume 2, Part 1 of 3: Amherst Island near Kingston Ontario is a community of over four hundred comprised mostly of farmers and retirees from "away", often Toronto or Ottawa. The Island is a component of Loyalist Township for municipal organization purposes, and is located in Lennox and...
Amherst Island Tweedsmuir History, Volume 1 F3 1964-96 
textAmherst Island Women's Institute, "Amherst Island Tweedsmuir History, Volume 1 F3 1964-96," Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario) This is the conclusion of Volume 1: Amherst Island near Kingston Ontario is a community of over four hundred comprised mostly of farmers and retirees from "away", often Toronto or Ottawa. The Island is a component of Loyalist Township for municipal organization purposes, and is located in Lennox...
Amherst Island Tweedsmuir History, Volume 1 F2 1964-96 
textAmherst Island Women's Institute, "Amherst Island Tweedsmuir History, Volume 1 F2 1964-96," Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario) This volume is a continuation of Volume 1: Amherst Island near Kingston Ontario is a community of over four hundred comprised mostly of farmers and retirees from "away", often Toronto or Ottawa. The Island is a component of Loyalist Township for municipal organization purposes, and is located in...
Amherst Island Tweedsmuir History, Volume 1 F1 1964-96 
textAmherst Island Women's Institute, "Amherst Island Tweedsmuir History, Volume 1 F1 1964-96," Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario) Amherst Island near Kingston Ontario is a community of over four hundred comprised mostly of farmers and retirees from "away", often Toronto or Ottawa. The Island is a component of Loyalist Township for municipal organization purposes, and is located in Lennox and Addington County. It has...
Nobleton Community Hall 
still imagestill image 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...
Nobleton WI's involvement in Local Parks 
still imagestill image2003 Top: Hill Farm Meadow Park , showing bench in background. Middle: Plaque on bench marking 95th anniversary Bottom: Plaque in Cherry Park, acknowledging Community Partners
Glasgow WI Cairn 
still imageobjectstill image1968 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.
Glasgow WI Cairn 
still imageobjectstill image1968 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.
QUEEN'S LINE WOMEN'S INSTITUTE HALL NORTH RENFREW DISTRICT 
still imagestill image 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 
still imagestill image 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 
still imagestill image 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 Dedication- Yarmouth Glen WI 
still imagestill image 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.
Kilmartin Cemetery, Municipality of Central Elgin 
still imagestill image 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...
Wallacetown WI Memorial Tree 
still imagestill image In 1996, a red maple tree was planted at South Dunwich Community Hall in memory of Gertrude Sloan, a WI member of Wallacetown for 30 years. Gertrude was Secretary and Treasurer for 20 years and involved with the London Area Tweedsmuir workshop as well. Photo taken September 2016.
Wallacetown Community Hall and Barn Quilt 
still imagestill image Wallacetown WI, Elgin County, sponsored a Barn Quilt in 2012, on the 100th anniversary of the Branch. The quilt pattern is 'Rail Fence' and it has a nap. It represents the landing of Colonel Talbot in 1803. It is shown at the front of the Hall which fronts onto Hwy 3. Photo of Quilt taken in...
Wellman's Women's Institute Hall 
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Farnham Cemetery WI 100th Anniversary Bench 
still imageobjectstill image 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 
still imageobjectstill image 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
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