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  • Subject: Centennial celebrations
  • Subject: Plaques
  • Subject: Centennial celebrations
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  • 1961 Stone Cairn and Plaque at the Erland Lee (Museum) Home
        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 - ...
      This plaque, mounted on a stone cairn, was placed at the roadside ...
  • The 4 Scavengers   Clue #1
        1927 Loan Gilbert, Whicher, and Caudle are a few of the names on this plaque in Colpoy's Bay Community Hall. Many of their ancestors continue to live in the Bruce Peninsula area. There are one hundred and twenty names on this plaque to commemorate these individuals who donated their time ...
      1927 Loan Gilbert, Whicher, and Caudle are a few of the names ...
  • Adamsville WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 1
    Adamsville Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1968]-[2005]     Adamsville WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 1 - Introduction, history of Adamsville village - Lord and Lady Tweedsmuir - Map of Bruce County with community of Adamsville outlined - Adamsville Church - Rev. James McFadden - Half-Way House - History of the area (Hope Bay) handwritten by Doris Caldwell Weir, ...
    Adamsville Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1968]-[2005]   Adamsville WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 1 - Introduction, history of Adamsville ...
  • Apsley WI Tweedsmuir Community History - Volume 3
    Apsley Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 1987     Apsley Women's Institute Tweedsmuir Community History - Vol.3 A Message from Your Bishop , Lewis Gainsworthy, dated May 29, 1975 Rector's Message - Glenn A. Sim Early History A Church in the Backwoods of Canada Gifts and Memorials made to St. George's Church Former Parishioners of St. George's Church Organizations ...
    Apsley Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 1987   Apsley Women's Institute Tweedsmuir Community History - Vol.3 A Message from Your ...
  • Arthur Meighen Ontario Historical Site Plaque
        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 ...
      Plaque reads: "Rt Hon. Arthur Meighan 1874-1960 Born on a farm near ...
  • The Bedford Sisters Act Clue # 1
        In February 2022 our WISH team went on a sightseeing tour through Hastings Country and north along the Trent River to find the River Valley Women’s Institute Hall. The structure that is now River Valley Centre has had a diverse history. We were told that a small rural Methodist Church ...
      In February 2022 our WISH team went on a sightseeing tour through ...
  • Belmore WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 4
    Belmore Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON), [1978] - [1986]     100th Anniversary of United Church Building 1978 Maple Syrup Festival from 1979 to 1985 Building of New Arena Opening January 1978 Belmore Midgets All Ontario Champs Fall 1979 Spring Concert May 17,1979 Turnberry Township 125th 1982 W.I. Life Members 1984 Walter Renwick Named to Sheep Commission 1984 Skating Carnival 1984 ...
    Belmore Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON), [1978] - [1986]   100th Anniversary of United Church Building 1978 Maple Syrup Festival from 1979 ...
  • Bervie WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 1
    Bervie Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1968] - [2007]     History of Bervie Women's Institute History of the Hewitt Homestead,Lots 24-25,Concession 4,Kincardine Twp.,Bruce County Receipts dated November 30,1886, December 1, 1887 Otto Hewitt Farm History, Lot 21,Concession 5,Kincardine Twp. Earl Shelton Farm History, Lot 20 & 21,Concession 5,Kincardine Twp. Chadbourne Farm History, Lot 32,Lot 33,Concession 5,Kincardine Twp. Robert D. Smith ...
    Bervie Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1968] - [2007]   History of Bervie Women's Institute History of the Hewitt Homestead,Lots 24-25,Concession 4,Kincardine ...
  • Bervie WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 13
    Bervie Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1995] - [2011]     Obituary - Sharon Christina Marie Stewart Collins, October 16,2004 70th Wedding Anniversary - Marion & Oliver McCharles, Sept. 5,2004 60th Wedding anniversary - Norm & Norma Dunsmoor,Sept. 9, 2004 100th Birthday, Kathleen Cuyler, Sept.21,2004 Jessica Stam - coming of age, 10th in the World Obituary - Mayor Gerald Doelman Local ...
    Bervie Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1995] - [2011]   Obituary - Sharon Christina Marie Stewart Collins, October 16,2004 70th Wedding Anniversary ...
  • Bervie WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 6.1
    Bervie Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1957] - [1986]     Obituaries - Eva Wheaton Thompson, April 3, 1971 - Ida May Stanley Oliver, November 30,1970 - Thomas W. Brown, October 23,1929 - Sarah Nesbit McConnell, October 6, 1957 - Frank W. Bainton, October 20, 1961 - Mrs. (Treva) S. Milford Colwell, February 28, 1969 - George Samuel Fair - William ...
    Bervie Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1957] - [1986]   Obituaries - Eva Wheaton Thompson, April 3, 1971 - Ida May Stanley ...
  • Blakeney Plaque unveiling
        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.
      On Nov.7,2010 the Mayor of Mississippi Mills,Al Lunney and the President of ...
  • Bloomfield WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 2
    Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1953]-[1987]     Bloomfield WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 1, part 2 of 2 Women's Institutes: - Early families: McCartney - Lord and Lady Tweedsmuir - Adelaide Hoodless - "Hands" (magazine) join hands with the Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario in a contest open to crafters anywhere in Canada, 1986, by Isobel Warren ...
    Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1953]-[1987]   Bloomfield WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 1, part 2 of 2 Women's ...
  • Bluebell WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 2
    Bluebell Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON), [1965] - [1976]     Marriage - Catherine June Taylor & John Leonark Van Bastelaar 65th Wedding Anniversary - Pearl Lisk & Wm. Williamson, May 22, 1971 Various Newspaper Articles Obituaries - David Edward Ottewell, Oct.1969 - Edwin Thomas Humphries - Elizabeth (Beth) Sutter - Mrs. G. MacPhatter, Oct. 1965 98th Birthday - Robert Humphries, ...
    Bluebell Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON), [1965] - [1976]   Marriage - Catherine June Taylor & John Leonark Van Bastelaar 65th Wedding ...
  • Braemar Wee Lassies - Clue #1
        in 1930, a project for the Hickson Women's Institute Branch in Oxford County was to erect park gates at the entrance of Hickson Community Park. This W.I. group initiated the project but are not sure who financed it. In the mid nineties, the gates were deteriorating and the debate began......
      in 1930, a project for the Hickson Women's Institute Branch in Oxford ...
  • Braemar W.I. Plaque
        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.
      This plaque was placed on the gatepost of Jonathan Hook’s farm prior ...
  • Braeside WI Tweedsmuir Community History - Volume 1
    Braeside Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [ca. 1959]-[ca. 1983]     Volume 1 of 4. Contains primarily newspaper clippings and photographs pertaining to Braeside WI and Braeside community, 1965-1975 Braeside (named for Scottish word for hill – “brae”) is situated on the Ottawa River, up-river (west) from Arnprior, Ontario. All 4 volumes provide information on Braeside and the Braeside WI from ...
    Braeside Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [ca. 1959]-[ca. 1983]   Volume 1 of 4. Contains primarily newspaper clippings and photographs pertaining to ...
  • Braeside WI Tweedsmuir Community History - Volume 3
    Braeside Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [ca. 1964]-[ca. 1978]     Volume 3 of 4. Consists primarily of Braeside WI programs (1932-1982), newspaper clippings and photographs of community events in Braeside, and handwritten accounts of the history of Braeside. Braeside (named for Scottish word for hill – “brae”) is situated on the Ottawa River, up-river (west) from Arnprior, Ontario. All 4 ...
    Braeside Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [ca. 1964]-[ca. 1978]   Volume 3 of 4. Consists primarily of Braeside WI programs (1932-1982), newspaper ...
  • Brooksdale WI Scrapbook, 1996-1997
    Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1996]-[1997]     Brooksdale WI Scrapbook, 1996-97 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings about local people and events: - children's activities - school activities and history - obituaries - wedding anniversaries - birthdays - graduations - local accidents and tragedies - local theatrical performances - local figure skating news - Women's Institute activities - local ...
    Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1996]-[1997]   Brooksdale WI Scrapbook, 1996-97 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings about local people and ...
  • Brooksdale WI Tweedsmuir Community History: Volume 3, Activities
    Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1984]-[2011]     Brooksdale WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 3: WI Activities This volume contains photos with captions and writeups about various Brooksdale WI events in the 1980s-2000s - Mayor's (Wallis Hammond) welcome address from the presentation of Youngsville historical plaque, 1984 - Photos of the ceremony and reception for the Youngsville plaque ...
    Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1984]-[2011]   Brooksdale WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 3: WI Activities This volume contains ...
  • Browns Happy Hunters Clue # 1
        The gates to the Tavistock, Ontario Fair Grounds were erected in 1925 by the local Women's Institute. They have been a local landmark ever since. The gates were falling into disrepair so about 10 years ago, but were carefully restored to their original condition and look wonderful. See further information ...
      The gates to the Tavistock, Ontario Fair Grounds were erected in 1925 ...
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