Tom King

Tom King and his wife Marion have lived in Milton, Ontario for the past 30 years, where they both worked and raised their family of three children; Kris, Mike and Becca.

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A Grand Day at the Thousand Islands Boat Museum

On July 16th, the Grand Opening ceremonies for the Thousand Islands Boat Museum’s new waterfront Boathouse facility were held in Gananoque.

Volume 17, Issue 8, August 2022
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Cottage Chairs

Nothing embodies the art of relaxation more than sliding back into a comfortable, wooden cottage chair, your favourite beverage resting on the wide armrest . . .

Volume 16, Issue 7, July 2021
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Lorne Prosser – Gananoque’s Town Photographer

One thing Lorne Prosser quickly learned was that, although it is great to be a talented painter, you must also be able to earn a living to support your artistic endeavours.

Volume 16, Issue 6, June 2021
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"Miss Kingston" – Grande Dame of the Thousand Islands

One of the most distinctive and elegant tour boats that cruised the 1000 Islands in the last half of the twentieth century was Miss Kingston

Volume 15, Issue 7, July 2020
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A Day in the Life of Boldt Castle, circa1934

38 passengers aboard Miss St. Lawrence II, thoroughly enjoying their cruise and eagerly anticipated the upcoming stop at the world-renowned Boldt Castle. The date was August 27, 1934.

Volume 14, Issue 12, December 2019
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Stephen Shay - The Wood Shepherd

Stephen Shay, a talented craftsman turns out wooden folk-art pieces under the name, “The Wood Shepherd,” in homage to his past career as a Christian clergyman.

Volume 14, Issue 10, October 2019
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Gananoque Boat Line Acquired by Entertainment Cruises

Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises acquired the Gananoque Boat Line.

Volume 14, Issue 5, May 2019
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The Golden Age of 1000 Islands Tour Boats

Although most of these beautiful old wooden tour boats no longer ply the waters of the Thousand Islands, they will always have a special place in the region’s history.

Volume 14, Issue 1, January 2019
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