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  • Barn Quilt at South Dunwich Community Hall
    Barn Quilt at South Dunwich Community Hall
    imageobjectplace       Top Photo: South Dunwich Community Hall. Taken by Helen VanBrink, March 2012 Bottom Photo: Barn Quilt sponsored by Wallacetown W.I.
    imageobjectplace     Top Photo: South Dunwich Community Hall. Taken by Helen VanBrink, March 2012 Bottom Photo: Barn Quilt sponsored by Wallacetown W.I.
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Memorial Maple Tree- Wallacetown W I
    Memorial Maple Tree- Wallacetown W I
    imageobjectplace  2016     Top Photo: Community Hall in Wallacetown, showing location of memorial tree Bottom Photo: The Maple Tree on September 9, 2016; photo taken by Helen VanBrink
    imageobjectplace  2016   Top Photo: Community Hall in Wallacetown, showing location of memorial tree Bottom Photo: The Maple Tree on September 9, 2016; photo taken by Helen VanBrink
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Unveiling of North Easthope Cairn with Lord and Lady Tweedsmuir, 1936
    Unveiling of North Easthope Cairn with Lord and Lady Tweedsmuir, 1936
    image       Lord and Lady (with flowers) Tweedsmuir pose in front of the pioneer cairn - unveiled May 28, 1936. Behind them - Mary Louise McLennan and to the right of Lady Tweedsmuir (behind youngster) is Katherine McCallum - both women researched and recorded kitchen table-type history of the North Easthope pioneers. ...
    image     Lord and Lady (with flowers) Tweedsmuir pose in front of the pioneer cairn - unveiled May 28, 1936. Behind them - Mary Louise McLennan and to the right of Lady ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • North Easthope Township Cairn, Presentation of Pioneer History to Lord Tweedsmuir, 1936
    North Easthope Township Cairn, Presentation of Pioneer History to Lord Tweedsmuir, 1936
    image       Hampstead Women's Institute president passes the leather-bound copy of "History of the Pioneers" over to Lord Tweedsmuir May 28, 1936 STORY: In 1934, the residents of North Easthope township planned to build a cairn to honour the early settlers in their area who had emigrated from Scotland and Ireland. After ...
    image     Hampstead Women's Institute president passes the leather-bound copy of "History of the Pioneers" over to Lord Tweedsmuir May 28, 1936 STORY: In 1934, the residents of North Easthope township planned ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Hampstead Women's Institute Heritage Plaque
    Hampstead Women's Institute Heritage Plaque
    imageobjectplace       The plaque reads: "On March 5, 1903, twenty four local women met at this site for the inaugural meeting of the Hampstead Women's Institute. It was one of the earliest branches formed in Ontario and part of what would become the largest rural women's movement in the world. Members of ...
    imageobjectplace     The plaque reads: "On March 5, 1903, twenty four local women met at this site for the inaugural meeting of the Hampstead Women's Institute. It was one of the earliest ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Troy/Lynden Women's Institute Hall, Troy Ontario
    Troy/Lynden Women's Institute Hall, Troy Ontario
    imageplace       In 1962 Troy Women's Institute branch members purchased this local two room schoolhouse (built in 1878) as a WI hall for community events. Renovations have occurred with the help of community members, Lottario, and a Trillium Grant. In 1995, a historical plaque was placed on the outside wall on the ...
    imageplace     In 1962 Troy Women's Institute branch members purchased this local two room schoolhouse (built in 1878) as a WI hall for community events. Renovations have occurred with the help of ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Canada 150 Art Tree Project - Burnstown W.I.
    Canada 150 Art Tree Project - Burnstown W.I.
    image       Burnstown Women's Institute Theme 6: Community organization Township: Mc Nab / Braeside, Ontario Volunteer hours: 30 Our story: In 1911 our Institute branch was the first one in the Renfrew South District, and we have been going strong ever since! We have 26 members ranging from 30 to 90 years ...
    image     Burnstown Women's Institute Theme 6: Community organization Township: Mc Nab / Braeside, Ontario Volunteer hours: 30 Our story: In 1911 our Institute branch was the first one in the Renfrew ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • 1961 Stone Cairn and Plaque at the Erland Lee (Museum) Home
    1961 Stone Cairn and Plaque at the Erland Lee (Museum) Home
    image       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 - ...
    image     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 ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Elgin County Pioneer Museum
    Elgin County Pioneer Museum
    imageplace       The Elgin County Pioneer Museum, 32 Talbot Street, St Thomas was founded in 1957. www.elgincounty.ca/archives (Click on "Collections" in blue banner menu; click on blue"on-line database"; in search line, type in "elgin county pioneer museum- there are 239 results. i.e. things in archives) http://www.elginhistoricalsociety.ca/video-tags/st-thomas (Elgin County Pioneer Museum 30th Anniversary, ...
    imageplace     The Elgin County Pioneer Museum, 32 Talbot Street, St Thomas was founded in 1957. www.elgincounty.ca/archives (Click on "Collections" in blue banner menu; click on blue"on-line database"; in search line, type ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • National Historic Site Plaque at Erland Lee (Museum) Home
    National Historic Site Plaque at Erland Lee (Museum) Home
    imageobject  2003     In 2003, the Erland Lee (Museum) Home was designated by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, and a plaque was placed by the sidewalk leading into the side porch of the Museum. The plaque reads "This 19th-century farmhouse is the birthplace of the Women's Institutes (WI), an organization ...
    imageobject  2003   In 2003, the Erland Lee (Museum) Home was designated by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, and a plaque was placed by the sidewalk leading into the side ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Country Manor Bench
    Country Manor Bench
    imageobjectplace  1990     To mark their 60th anniversary, the Maple Grove Women's Institute went to Cambridge Manor, a new nursing home in our area and asked if there was anything we could contribute to the home as our outreach into the community. They had a member who was living there at the time. ...
    imageobjectplace  1990   To mark their 60th anniversary, the Maple Grove Women's Institute went to Cambridge Manor, a new nursing home in our area and asked if there was anything we could contribute ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Goshen Cemetery Plaque
    Goshen Cemetery Plaque
    image       This plaque was erected by the Goshen W.I. at Goshen Cemetery. The plaque reads "Goshen Cemetery 1831 - 1931 in memory of the pioneers." It is on the brick wall in front of the cemetery.
    image     This plaque was erected by the Goshen W.I. at Goshen Cemetery. The plaque reads "Goshen Cemetery 1831 - 1931 in memory of the pioneers." It is on the brick wall ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Farnham Cemetery 1931 Gate
    Farnham Cemetery 1931 Gate
    imageobjectplace       Arkell WI supported the Farnham Cemetery by providing the funds to build the gate in 1931 and again in 1967 to celebrate the Centennial. See other photos for plaques.
    imageobjectplace     Arkell WI supported the Farnham Cemetery by providing the funds to build the gate in 1931 and again in 1967 to celebrate the Centennial. See other photos for plaques.
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Farnham Cemetery Gate 1931 - Plaque
    Farnham Cemetery Gate 1931 - Plaque
    imageobjectplace       Arkell WI supported the Farnham Cemetery by providing the funds to build the gate in 1931 and again in 1967 to celebrate the Centennial. See other photos showing the full gate and the 1967 plaque.
    imageobjectplace     Arkell WI supported the Farnham Cemetery by providing the funds to build the gate in 1931 and again in 1967 to celebrate the Centennial. See other photos showing the full ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Farnham Cemetery 1967 Gate
    Farnham Cemetery 1967 Gate
    imageobjectplace       Arkell WI supported the Farnham Cemetery by providing the funds to build the gate in 1931 and again in 1967 to celebrate the Centennial. See other photos of plaques.
    imageobjectplace     Arkell WI supported the Farnham Cemetery by providing the funds to build the gate in 1931 and again in 1967 to celebrate the Centennial. See other photos of plaques.
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Farnham Cemetery 1967 Gate - Plaque
    Farnham Cemetery 1967 Gate - Plaque
    imageobjectplace       Arkell WI supported the Farnham Cemetery by providing the funds to build the gate in 1931 and again in 1967 to celebrate the Centennial. See other photos of gates and 1931 plaque
    imageobjectplace     Arkell WI supported the Farnham Cemetery by providing the funds to build the gate in 1931 and again in 1967 to celebrate the Centennial. See other photos of gates and ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Farnham Cemetery WI 100th Anniversary Bench
    Farnham Cemetery WI 100th Anniversary Bench
    imageobjectplace       To celebrate Arkell WI's 100th Anniversary we dedicated a bench in Farnham Cemetery. Previously Arkell WI supported the Cemetery by providing the funds to build the gate in 1931 and again in 1967. See other photos of gates and plaques
    imageobjectplace     To celebrate Arkell WI's 100th Anniversary we dedicated a bench in Farnham Cemetery. Previously Arkell WI supported the Cemetery by providing the funds to build the gate in 1931 and ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Wellman's Women's Institute Hall
    Wellman's Women's Institute Hall
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    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Kilmartin Cemetery Dedication- Yarmouth Glen WI
    Kilmartin Cemetery Dedication- Yarmouth Glen WI
    imageplace       Yarmouth Glen Women's Institute undertook a restoration project at Kilmartin Cemetery following a dedication ceremony on June 23, 1963. Please also see another submission on this topic for more information.
    imageplace     Yarmouth Glen Women's Institute undertook a restoration project at Kilmartin Cemetery following a dedication ceremony on June 23, 1963. Please also see another submission on this topic for more information.
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Kilmartin Cemetery, Municipality of Central Elgin
    Kilmartin Cemetery, Municipality of Central Elgin
    imageplace       In April 1960, committee of Yarmouth Glen WI met with Yarmouth Township Council regarding a cleanup of Kilmartin cemetery. This resulted in a $50 annual grant given to the branch for upkeep and maintenance of the cemetery. At this time, all markers were removed and the ground leveled. Further funds ...
    imageplace     In April 1960, committee of Yarmouth Glen WI met with Yarmouth Township Council regarding a cleanup of Kilmartin cemetery. This resulted in a $50 annual grant given to the branch ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
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