13 Articles in September with a header photo of Raleigh Island in the fall. [Photo from the Ian Coristine Collection, © Photo Ian Coristine/1000IslandsPhotoArt.com]
Lots to report this month: Sunflower Contest Winners; TIA Trash pickup; TI Life Corrections; Save Blind Bay Video and the sad news about Don Price and Gregg Rosen.
In 1922, when we published our first article about May Irwin and her illustrated newspaper columns, one mystery remained. Who was the artist who captured May Irwin's work? After much searching and research, long shots and dead ends, we have the answer!
What happens when one history buff meets another history buff on the internet? The world is not a better place, but certainly, both buffs are smiling!
Almost halfway across the width of Grindstone Island was the Lower Schoolhouse.
Our Dock Master, a great blue heron, is checking for fish before plunging into the water and returning to the dock. It caught its fish on the first try. . .
It wasn't unusual for him to be here in February, since the island was available for year-round use. He was heading for Sugar Island in 1951, when he set out from Gananoque on skis to cross the ice.
The Thousand Islands Railway (TIR) was a great boost to the factories of Gananoque, which had sprung up on both sides of the Gananoque River . . .
Now, here's the lowdown on Ella's salad dressing. She didn't share it with every Tom, Dick, and Harry, but she did give it to her friend, my mother Emily (1914 – 2004) . . .
Visiting a food shop is a great reason to check out some of the area’s great communities, including Merrickville, Westport, Portland, Lyndhurst, Seeley’s Bay, Gananoque, Athens, Brockville and Prescott.
Ted Outerbridge, working on stage with his partner and wife Marion, deliver a fascinating two-hour show that combines Outerbridge’s classic style magic trickery with compelling and emotional tales of Keyhole House in Smith's Falls.
"So, I understand that some of my stories may seem far-fetched or at least exaggerated, but I assure you they are told just as I remember them, with no embellishment."
With the help of all our Friends, we aim to raise the funds we need to Preserve Our Past and Build Our Future so that generations to come can continue to enjoy beautiful and historic Densmore Church. . .
Kick off the fall with a commitment to improve your Sudoku skills.