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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Burnstown W.I. -plaque
        Detail of a plaque at Renfrew Victoria Hospital, celebrating the donation by Burnstown W.I. to a fund raising campaign.
      Detail of a plaque at Renfrew Victoria Hospital, celebrating the donation by ...
  • Chesley Women's Institute Accomplishments
        Chesley Women's Institutes Accomplishments Chesley Women's Institute was organized in 1910 with 60 ladies in attendance. One of their first petitions was to ask Council that sidewalks be snowplowed and that butcher shops and bakeries be inspected. During the First World War they disbanded to do their work through the ...
      Chesley Women's Institutes Accomplishments Chesley Women's Institute was organized in 1910 with ...
  • Coningsby School Marker
        Stone reads: "Coningsby School Erected 1862"
      Stone reads: "Coningsby School Erected 1862"
  • Farnham Cemetery 1931 Gate
        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.
      Arkell WI supported the Farnham Cemetery by providing the funds to build ...
  • Farnham Cemetery 1967 Gate - Plaque
        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
      Arkell WI supported the Farnham Cemetery by providing the funds to build ...
  • Farnham Cemetery 1967 Gate
        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.
      Arkell WI supported the Farnham Cemetery by providing the funds to build ...
  • Goshen Cemetery Plaque
        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.
      This plaque was erected by the Goshen W.I. at Goshen Cemetery. The ...
  • Henry Muma Street Plaque
        Henry Muma 1822-1902 "Squire" Muma, farmer, land agent, and entrepreneur, was born in Brant County and reportedly came to Blenheim Township in the 1840's. In 1851 he purchased land here and laid out a village plot known as Muma's Corners. In 1854 a Post Office named Drumbo was opened and ...
      Henry Muma 1822-1902 "Squire" Muma, farmer, land agent, and entrepreneur, was born ...
  • Hunter Cemetery Plaque
        In September 1969, the Boxall WI donated a plaque in the newly-named Hunter Cemetery. Mrs. Albert Hunter of Fingal was present at the opening ceremony, a relative of those who originally donated the land for the cemetery in 1861.
      In September 1969, the Boxall WI donated a plaque in the newly-named ...
  • Jarvis Women's Institute War Memorial
        Jarvis and Walpole War Memorial For those who fell and served in the World War 1914-1918 Erected by Jarvis W.I.
      Jarvis and Walpole War Memorial For those who fell and served in ...
  • Jarvis Women's Institute War Memorial
        The Glorious Dead Ken. Church Jno. Stingle Andw. Doughty Chris. Walker Wm. Maxwell Ches. Rogers H.J. Wills Jas. Dunnett Jos. Powell
      The Glorious Dead Ken. Church Jno. Stingle Andw. Doughty Chris. Walker Wm. ...
  • Jarvis Women's Institute War Memorial
        When the Commonwealth Air Training Programme closed in early 1945 39 airmen from No. 1 B and C Jarvis had lost their lives by accidents. The first 10 names below are of those whose remains were elected to remain in the Air Force plot in the adjoining cemetery. George Best ...
      When the Commonwealth Air Training Programme closed in early 1945 39 airmen ...
  • Kingsmill-Mapleton WI Centennial Plaque, Belmont, 1907-2007
        "Kingsmill Mapleton Women Institute 1907-2007"
      "Kingsmill Mapleton Women Institute 1907-2007"
  • Memorial Tree Planted by Kingsmill-Mapleton WI
        The memorial stone reads: "In Memory of Roger Tree lovingly donated by the Jammers and K.M.W.I [Kingsmill Mapleton WI]."
      The memorial stone reads: "In Memory of Roger Tree lovingly donated by ...
  • National Historic Site Plaque at Erland Lee (Museum) Home
        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 organization ...
      In 2003, the Erland Lee (Museum) Home was designated by the Historic ...
  • Ontario Historic Site Plaque at Erland Lee (Museum) Home
        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 at the ...
      In 1967, the Lee family home (not yet a museum) was designated ...
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