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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • THE 4W'S - WALTON WONDER WOMEN WISHing Clue #1
        EXTRAORDINARY ACHIEVEMENT COMES FROM ORDINARY PEOPLE “Almost at the inception of the movement to build a memorial hall in Blyth, the Women’s Institute purchased the grounds on which the hall is erected, showing rare judgment in their selection of a suitable site…” (The Blyth Standard, June 17,1973 - reprinted from ...
      EXTRAORDINARY ACHIEVEMENT COMES FROM ORDINARY PEOPLE “Almost at the inception of the ...
  • Accessible Transportation in Prince Edward County
        Prince Edward District member and former president, Joan Williams welcoming Mr. & Mrs. Allison coming off the Quinte Access Bus to attend our Art & Craft Sale.
      Prince Edward District member and former president, Joan Williams welcoming Mr. & ...
  • Adamsville WI Hall
        Adamsville WI Hall Adamsville Women's Institute was organized in 1934 and disbanded in 2012. The Community Hall was the former one-room school (S.S. #3, Albemarle Township, Bruce County) until 1967 when Central Schools were formed. The Community bought the school for $50.00 and appointed a Board of Trustees. The building ...
      Adamsville WI Hall Adamsville Women's Institute was organized in 1934 and disbanded ...
  • Addie's Adventurers - Clue #1
        Original Site of McNab Township Hall – WISH Adventure #1 Where do we go on our first adventure? Which WI plaque, hall or project to choose? Do we want to pick one from our own branch or select one from our District that is not yet available online in the ...
      Original Site of McNab Township Hall – WISH Adventure #1 Where do ...
  • Addie's Adventurers - Clue #1
        Original Site of McNab Township Hall – WISH Adventure #1 Where do we go on our first adventure? Which WI plaque, hall or project to choose? Do we want to pick one from our own branch or select one from our District that is not yet available online in the ...
      Original Site of McNab Township Hall – WISH Adventure #1 Where do ...
  • ADDIE’S ANGELS - CLUE #1
        FIRST ASSIGNMENT FOR ‘ADDIE’S ANGELS’ LEADS TO INVESTIGATION OF POSSESSION OF TWEEDSMUIR BOOKS AT HISTORICAL SOCIETY Our WISH Team, named Addie’s Angels (Remember Charlie’s Angels?), includes (l-r) Karen Murray-Hopf, Ronna Hoogstraten, Margaret M. McPherson (MMM), and Lyanne Lynch and we all live in the community of Glen Morris, Ontario. Our ...
      FIRST ASSIGNMENT FOR ‘ADDIE’S ANGELS’ LEADS TO INVESTIGATION OF POSSESSION OF TWEEDSMUIR ...
  • 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 ...
  • Admaston Heritage Book
        This book copyright 1982, was compiled from Balsam Hill Tweedsmuir histories, with the help of local author Carol Bennett.
      This book copyright 1982, was compiled from Balsam Hill Tweedsmuir histories, with ...
  • 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 ...
  • Balsam Hill Horton W.I. Living Museum
        This red brick school house, S.S No 2 Admaston is maintained by Balsam Hill - Horton Women's Institute. From 2000 until the pandemic, each spring students from Renfrew County came to experience a day in a one-room school. W.I. members who are retired school teachers, teach memory work, writing with ...
      This red brick school house, S.S No 2 Admaston is maintained by ...
  • 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 ...
  • Balsam Hill-Horton W.I. Horse and Buggy "Share the Road" Signage
        Photo of a roadside sign, alerting travellers to the presence of horse drawn vehicles on the road. The Balsam Hill - Horton W.I. was aware of a group of conservative Mennonite families coming to the area. The ladies arranged an information evening, for the neighbours and township council. The Women's ...
      Photo of a roadside sign, alerting travellers to the presence of horse ...
  • Barn Quilt at South Dunwich Community Hall
        Top Photo: South Dunwich Community Hall. Taken by Helen VanBrink, March 2012 Bottom Photo: Barn Quilt sponsored by Wallacetown W.I.
      Top Photo: South Dunwich Community Hall. Taken by Helen VanBrink, March 2012 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Belles of the Bay - Clue #1
        In 1927, the Women’s Institute of Colpoy’s Bay erected the hall that still stands to this day. Not only does it stand, but in recent years it has enjoyed a renaissance that has seen renovations to make it more accessible and a renewed and vibrant membership that keeps it busy ...
      In 1927, the Women’s Institute of Colpoy’s Bay erected the hall that ...
  • Bervie Broads Clue #1
        Our team went on a short trip to the site of our former WI Hall, which started its life in 1855 as the Orange Hall and was one of the earliest buildings in the Bervie area. The Women’s Institute purchased the Hall in 1960. In 1961, it was moved across ...
      Our team went on a short trip to the site of our ...
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