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  • Women's Institutes: Women's Institutes Documents
  • Women's Institutes: User Contributions: 125 Years of Women Involved! WI Plaques, Halls, and Projects Across the Province
  • Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Homestead - National Historic Site
        The childhood home of Adelaide Hunter Hoodless and now a National Historic Site operated by the Federated Women's Institutes of Canada. Adelaide was a domestic science reformer. Besides inspiring the Women's Institute, she was responsible for YWCA, VON and MacDonald Institute at Guelph University. Built in 1830 by John Bray ...
      The childhood home of Adelaide Hunter Hoodless and now a National Historic ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Kemble WI Cairn and Parkette for Oldest Active WI Branch in World
        This cairn and parkette were created by Kemble WI, the oldest active WI Branch in the world, to commemorate the 110th anniversary of the WI movement. It was erected in a newly developed parkette/lookout and opened on September 11, 2007. The cairn was designed by Marnie Cheyne. The table is ...
      This cairn and parkette were created by Kemble WI, the oldest active ...
  • Balsam Hill-Horton w.i. Art Tree
        Canada 150 project, an art tree documenting Admaston Bromley township. It's small communities , clubs and organizations. To be used for Canada 150 celebrations, and to hang in the township offices. The art work was created with the help of the Douglas public library.
      Canada 150 project, an art tree documenting Admaston Bromley township. It's small ...
  • Reid's Corners WI Learning Chair 2
        story by Online paper The Kincardine Record
      story by Online paper The Kincardine Record
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Plaque - Location of First District Annual of Renfrew South
        "To commemorate the First District Annual of South Renfrew Women's Institute held in Burnstown June 4, 1914" Erected June 4, 1973 by Renfrew South District at Burnstown United Church.
      "To commemorate the First District Annual of South Renfrew Women's Institute held ...
  • Brooksdale WI Plaque - Youngsville
        Youngsville In 1839 Gabriel Youngs came from New York State and purchased 1000 acres of land surrounding these crossroads. The Great Western Hotel, built on this site before 1850, served settlers travelling from Beachville to Stratford. This being the central point of the township, the West Zorra Counci lmet here ...
      Youngsville In 1839 Gabriel Youngs came from New York State and purchased ...
  • 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 ...
  • Solway WI Plaque
        Plaque reads: "Est. 1951 Solway Women's Institute [Home and Country Logo] Dedicate this plaque to the pioneer settlers of Solway 2011"
      Plaque reads: "Est. 1951 Solway Women's Institute [Home and Country Logo] Dedicate ...
  • Coningsby Road Sign
        This photo, taken in 2015, depicts Coningsby WI's UK twin WI group from Coningsby, Lincolnshire, England. They visited to celebrate the Centennial of the Women's Institutes in the UK as well as the 110th anniversary of Ontario's Coningsby WI branch. The Coningsby road sign was put up to celebrate the ...
      This photo, taken in 2015, depicts Coningsby WI's UK twin WI group ...
  • Braemar Hall
        At one time, This Braemar Hall was the hub of the community as it hosted both social and church events. It was on land adjacent to that owned by Lloyd Masters who at the time of the hall’s demise took over the lot as part of his farm on the ...
      At one time, This Braemar Hall was the hub of the community ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kingsmill-Mapleton WI Centennial Plaque, Belmont, 1907-2007
        "Kingsmill Mapleton Women Institute 1907-2007"
      "Kingsmill Mapleton Women Institute 1907-2007"
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