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  • Memorial Tree at Barnet Park, Calabogie
        On September 21, 2018, Calabogie Ontario was hit by a tornado. Considerable damage was done to houses and trees; even damaging the top of the hydro dam. Many trees on the peninsula jutting out on Calabogie Lake in Barnet Park were felled. The ladies of Calabogie WI decided to plant ...
      On September 21, 2018, Calabogie Ontario was hit by a tornado. Considerable ...
  • 125th Anniversary Quilt Challenge
        This was one of the submissions from WI members. Deadline was January 30, 2022 with winners announced on February 19, 2022.
      This was one of the submissions from WI members. Deadline was January ...
  • Greenwood WI Memory Garden
        Greenwood Women's Institute Memory Garden Established 1995 Please plant a flower.
      Greenwood Women's Institute Memory Garden Established 1995 Please plant a flower.
  • Gillies Hill Adopt a Road - 20th anniversary
        In 2017 Gillies Hill WI members proudly marked their 20th anniversary of cleaning the roadside of a section of road north of Chesley, Ontario.
      In 2017 Gillies Hill WI members proudly marked their 20th anniversary of ...
  • Beamsville Cenotaph
        This is a picture of the Beamsville Cenotaph that was erected in Beamsville following World War I to honour the young men who had fought in that war and did not return home to their loved ones. Beamsville Women's Institute donated the 2 white cement urns in 1921 and has ...
      This is a picture of the Beamsville Cenotaph that was erected in ...
  • Malcolm WI Cairn
        This picture is of the Malcolm Cairn located at the intersection of Concessions 10 and 11 at the 25th side road of Brant township (which is now a part of the municipality of Brockton). The hamlet of Malcolm grew up around a Presbyterian Church erected at the crossroad in 1859. ...
      This picture is of the Malcolm Cairn located at the intersection of ...
  • Trout Mills Railroad Crossing Light
        Trout Mills Women's Institute, held first meeting on Nov.7, 1947 This picture is of the Crossing sign that was erected around 1964, after a petition was started by our W.I. member Rena Rowe after witnessing several near accidents. This is located in Trout Mills which is now part of North ...
      Trout Mills Women's Institute, held first meeting on Nov.7, 1947 This picture ...
  • Reid's Corners WI Learning Chair 1
        BBFG photo –caption Members of Reid’s Corners Women’s Institute gather round the Learning Chair they have donated to the Bruce Botanical Food Garden in Ripley: back L Brenda Ramsdale, Ruby Walden, Alberta Munro, Judy Snobelen, Lucille Fischer, Linda Campbell, Nancy Copeland, Ellen Waye; front L Barb Messenger, Evelyn Elliott, president ...
      BBFG photo –caption Members of Reid’s Corners Women’s Institute gather round the ...
  • North Easthope Township Cairn, Presentation of Pioneer History to Lord Tweedsmuir, 1936
        Hampstead Women’s Institute president passes the leather-bound copy of “History of the Pioneers” over to Lord Tweedsmuir May 28, 1936 STORY: In 1934, the residents of North Easthope township planned to build a cairn to honour the early settlers in their area who had emigrated from Scotland and Ireland. After ...
      Hampstead Women’s Institute president passes the leather-bound copy of “History of the ...
  • Unveiling of North Easthope Cairn with Lord and Lady Tweedsmuir, 1936
        Lord and Lady (with flowers) Tweedsmuir pose in front of the pioneer cairn – unveiled May 28, 1936. Behind them – Mary Louise McLennan and to the right of Lady Tweedsmuir (behind youngster) is Katherine McCallum – both women researched and recorded kitchen table-type history of the North Easthope pioneers. ...
      Lord and Lady (with flowers) Tweedsmuir pose in front of the pioneer ...
  • Glasgow WI Cairn
        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.
      This cairn marks the site of the first school of Section 13 ...
  • Farnham Cemetery WI 100th Anniversary Bench
        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
      To celebrate Arkell WI's 100th Anniversary we dedicated a bench in Farnham ...
  • WI Centennial Planter
        The Maple Grove W. I. in Waterloo District marked Canada's Centennial by having a planter built at the old one room Riverbank School at the corner of the Preston Breslau highway and Riverbank Dr. At the time it had been converted into the Regional Library. It has since been the ...
      The Maple Grove W. I. in Waterloo District marked Canada's Centennial by ...
  • Timothy Eaton Ontario Historical Plaque
        The plaque reads: "Timothy Eaton 1834-1907 Born at Clogher, County Antrim, in northern Ireland, Timothy Eaton emigrated to canada about 1854. In 1856 he and his brother James opened a general store of log construction about a quarter mile from this site in the hamlet of Kirkton. From 1860 to ...
      The plaque reads: "Timothy Eaton 1834-1907 Born at Clogher, County Antrim, in ...
  • Reid's Corners WI Learning Chair 2
        story by Online paper The Kincardine Record
      story by Online paper The Kincardine Record
  • QUEEN’S LINE WOMEN’S INSTITUTE HALL NORTH RENFREW DISTRICT
        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 studio ...
      This hall started out as a Holiness Movement Church built in 1898. ...
  • Nobleton WI's involvement in Local Parks
        Top: Hill Farm Meadow Park , showing bench in background. Middle: Plaque on bench marking 95th anniversary Bottom: Plaque in Cherry Park, acknowledging Community Partners
      Top: Hill Farm Meadow Park , showing bench in background. Middle: Plaque ...
  • Nobleton Community Hall
        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 hall in Nobleton was a demonstration of ...
      Nobleton Community Hall. located in York Centre WI district Top: Under Construction ...
  • Elgin County Pioneer Museum
        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 archives) http://www.elginhistoricalsociety.ca/video-tags/st-thomas (Elgin County Pioneer Museum 30th Anniversary, ...
      The Elgin County Pioneer Museum, 32 Talbot Street, St Thomas was founded ...
  • 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 ...
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