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  • Subject: Plaques
  • Henry Muma Street Plaque
        Plaque erected by Drumbo WI to commemorate Henry Muma
      Plaque erected by Drumbo WI to commemorate Henry Muma
  • The Unflappable Four - Clue #1
        TALL AND PROUD ‘Twas Saturday, May 21, 1921 a lovely, spring day when the Godfrey WI hosted the FIRST FRONTENAC DISTRICT ANNUAL, a picnic on a grassy peninsula on Howe Lake, just north of Verona. In 1978, this “spot”, commemorating the gathering, was denoted by the Godfrey WI with the ...
      TALL AND PROUD ‘Twas Saturday, May 21, 1921 a lovely, spring day ...
  • Country Belles Clue #1
        Our first challenge is indeed that, obviously the organizers were not aware of Bruce County winters. The plaque we are proud to share with everyone is at least 3-6 feet under snow. It is located at Gillies Hill, a pioneer village started back in the mid 1850's. At one time ...
      Our first challenge is indeed that, obviously the organizers were not aware ...
  • Woodland Treasure Seekers - clue #1
        Woodland Treasure Seekers – WI Scavenger Hunt - Clue 1 Plaque - Gleneden Women's Institute, 1919 – 1989 See more information below. Team Captain: Marian Howes (left) Members in Photo: Wendy Nugteren (seated) Brenda Rich (right) Member Absent: Ev Dowling Submission part of the WISH challenge for WI's 125th anniversary.
      Woodland Treasure Seekers – WI Scavenger Hunt - Clue 1 Plaque - ...
  • the Sunshine Gals - Clue #1
        Activity #1: Photo: The Sunshine Gals are a 4 member team filled with lots energy and smiles. It’s exciting just to be out and about with others and having fun together even though we continue to live in this COVID environment. To add a little mystery to our WISH, we ...
      Activity #1: Photo: The Sunshine Gals are a 4 member team filled ...
  • Kingsmill-Mapleton WI Centennial Plaque, Belmont, 1907-2007
        "Kingsmill Mapleton Women Institute 1907-2007"
      "Kingsmill Mapleton Women Institute 1907-2007"
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Colpoy’s MIST - Clue #1
        Extraordinary Achievement comes from Ordinary People After WI meeting, we anxiously awaited details from our intrepid team captain outlining our first WISH challenge. Find one of the WI plaques, halls or projects near you the challenge directed. Well, that is easy!!! We are part of the Colpoy’s Bay Women’s Institute ...
      Extraordinary Achievement comes from Ordinary People After WI meeting, we anxiously awaited ...
  • Fab Four - Clue #1
        A women's institute plaque is located in the Tamworth, Ontario library. Tamworth is located in the Lennox and Addington County. Tamworth is located 35mins from Kingston, 20mins from Napanee, approximately 1.5hrs from Ottawa and 2.5hrs from Toronto. The plaque was issued for the 60th anniversary of the Women's Institute in ...
      A women's institute plaque is located in the Tamworth, Ontario library. Tamworth ...
  • The Ladies in waiting Clue #1
        Our branch, Princess Elizabeth WI, wished to participate in the WISH project to celebrate the 125th anniversary of WI. Participants chose a team name to reflect our royal connection: "Ladies in waiting", so we are wearing white gloves for a touch of formality. But, that is also a salute to ...
      Our branch, Princess Elizabeth WI, wished to participate in the WISH project ...
  • Dunrobin Funseekers Clue #1
        Fun Seekers – Dunrobin: WISH Clue #1 Pam Smith-Hlady (Captain) Jean Sullivan, Jane Hillary, Adele Muldoon Submission part of the WISH challenge for WI's 125th anniversary.
      Fun Seekers – Dunrobin: WISH Clue #1 Pam Smith-Hlady (Captain) Jean Sullivan, ...
  • Navan Clueminati  Clue#1
        Well, here we are in Dunrobin, Ontario having the BEST day out. After real and virtual isolation this fall and winter, it sure was a treat to enjoy each other’s company and have a day ‘OUT’! After a bit of research, we discovered that there was a Women’s Institute plaque ...
      Well, here we are in Dunrobin, Ontario having the BEST day out. ...
  • The Mighty Four Lobo Lassies clue # 1
        Marg Harris, a member of South Lobo Women's Institute and past president of FWIO, holding the plaque presented to South Lobo by the Coldstream Fire Station in appreciation of their contribution towards the station's first defibrillator. The picture is taken in front of the Women's Institute cabinet at the Coldstream ...
      Marg Harris, a member of South Lobo Women's Institute and past president ...
  • Tipsy Teapots  Clue #1
        Today, February 26, 2022 (on the 112th anniversary of her passing) the Tipsy Teapots visited the Adelaide Hoodless Homestead on Blue Lake Road in Brant County to take a photo with the plaque erected in her honour. Adelaide lived in this home with her farming family until 1881. As a ...
      Today, February 26, 2022 (on the 112th anniversary of her passing) the ...
  • Muskoka Treasure Seekers Clue #1
        It was a Wednesday Afternoon as we watched the snow fall in Beautiful Muskoka. As the Muskoka Treasure Seekers chatted about our last case, we noticed a new email had arrived. It was a new case and we were excited! The WISH Scavenger Hunt! So we bundled up and set ...
      It was a Wednesday Afternoon as we watched the snow fall in ...
  • Carleton Country Honey Bees - Clue #1
        In a quest to find a WI Plaque or Hall in our area, one of our team members travelled out one day to the Kenmore Community Hall where the Kenmore WI held their meetings and maintained the hall for a number of years. After tramping through the snow around the ...
      In a quest to find a WI Plaque or Hall in our ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Brantford Expositor - The Women's Institute 75th Anniversary
        This 12 page special section of the Brantford Expositor honours the 75th Anniversary of the Women's Institute. It provides information on: - the first minutes and early history of the WI. - information on Adelaide Hunter Hoodless, one of the founders, and the purchase of her birthplace. - Information on ...
      This 12 page special section of the Brantford Expositor honours the 75th ...
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