The upper school house (District #15) was built at the corner of Base Line Road and Cross Island Road, to serve the children at the upper end of Grindstone Island . . .
In 2002, Westminster Park Residents Randy and Mary Hannah Arnot envisioned a chapel for Westminster Park and the greater River community . . .
“No, you got a deal,” said Jack Johnson, laughing, taking the man’s hand, feeling the spittle. “I got robbed Marv. You took advantage of this poor boy from Wolfe Island. I can’t feed my family on this.”
Meet Catherine Schmuck, who has cooked aboard 19 ships since starting in the early 1980’s . . .
Author Richard Palmer shares "Schooner Days Project". with C.H.J. Snider's history of the Schooner "Picton" . . .
We all remember that Saturday morning when we voted, I think unanimously, that starting the Kingfisher Septic Tank Monitoring Program was not only a good thing to do, but that it was vital to the health of the River.
A few emails later, and I was stopped dead in my tracks, for Bill Straite has a very different story to tell – one I think you will appreciate.
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.
"We love to walk up here and sit, just look at the view on a beautiful day”. ~Junie Augsbury speaking about her River view from Black Hill on Grindstone Island.
All about Lynn McElfresh. No real news about the Border. We say goodbye to Junie Augsbury and more...
Born Frances Thompson, “Meema” inherited Ragnavok Island in Chippewa Bay, which had been purchased by her parents in 1889.
Our grandmother, Caroline Wright, was known for many things, but on the St. Lawrence River she could always be identified by her signature white sailor’s cap,
My Great Aunt, Margaret Elizabeth Griffin, was the third youngest of the eight children. . .
Modern-day voyageurs were looking for places to camp overnight along their way, so I offered our property here on Ash Island
Forty years at the helm of the Historical Society – four to six meetings, and two newsletters per year. That’s 180 meetings, and 145 guest speakers . . . all thanks to John Nalon.
"Red Jacket," A Canadian Sailing Legend Comes to Kingston. Peter Milligan, her most recent owner, donated her to the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston.
A story about the 98th birthday of a statesman who is the only living American who to have served in all three branches of the US Federal government – remarkably, he is one of only 45 men in US history to have achieved that distinction!
Andrew, Thousand Islanders on both sides of the border have by now seen — and been impressed with —- your beautiful images of this region. What was your "I'm going to do this, moment?"