About the "Cottage on Stilts of Light" on Murray Isle; who lived there and when! The Hon. Henry Spicer, Col. James T. Watson & Hannah Watson, woman suffrage.
My family was fortunate to have owned "The Orchards" on Grindstone Island.
One of the most interesting characters who once lived in a small cabin at the edge of Lake Ontario on Sandy Pond was Captain George Best, commonly known as the "Hermit of Wigwam Cove."
There are many aspects to the story: world history, international politics, economics, and means of transport using wooden ships are a big part of the Garden Island story beginning in the 1820s.
In mid-July, Clayton P. O. mailboat driver, Brian Parker, delivered exciting news with the bag of mail. “Have you seen the comet?” he asked.
Folklore, Stamp collecting, a 1915 Classic Hutchinson, and… You Might Have a Pot of Canadian Seaway Gold in Your Attic!
On a Wednesday afternoon in August 1904, Lillian May Stoddard was the first bride to ever be married in the Grenell Island Chapel. Everyone on the island was invited.
Fleeing the Great Hunger – From Queen’s County, Ireland to Wolfe Island, Canada West - Finding Our GGGG Grandparents
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
Is the River your Camelot? I refer to that magical kingdom of King Arthur, where the goal was “happy-ever-after-ing"!
On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020, National Geographic released the TV program “Drain The American Revolution”. Two British ships, The HMS Ontario and HMS Haldimand are included.
Wars always inspire people to come up with innovative ways that might possibly bring a quick end to the conflict.
The mate grabbed the brake wheel and started leaning on it. “Billy!” he yelled above the din, “Tell the skipper to back down! We’re gonn’a lose ...”
Nothing will bring smiles and chuckles faster than seeing family and friends from long ago and sharing important memories.
In the 1860’s Canada’s export timber trade rose to its greatest height. Every port on Lake Ontario had its crews of raftsmen in season.
When I think “park”, I think slides, swings, and merry-go-rounds. My husband, on the other hand, might think Fenway or Candlestick. But in the late nineteenth century, a "park” was a resort
Authorities were hunting for a Syracuse man, Dean Hethington, a steel executive of Globe Forge and Foundries, Inc., who had been missing for nearly three weeks.
A day at Westminster Park will convince any that it is the most desirable summer resort on the River.