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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Reid's Corners WI Learning Chair 1
    Reid's Corners WI Learning Chair 1
    imageplace       BBFG photo -caption Members of Reid's Corners Women's Institute gather round the Learning Chair they have donated to the Bruce Botanical Food Garden in Ripley: back L Brenda Ramsdale, Ruby Walden, Alberta Munro, Judy Snobelen, Lucille Fischer, Linda Campbell, Nancy Copeland, Ellen Waye; front L Barb Messenger, Evelyn Elliott, president ...
    imageplace     BBFG photo -caption Members of Reid's Corners Women's Institute gather round the Learning Chair they have donated to the Bruce Botanical Food Garden in Ripley: back L Brenda Ramsdale, Ruby ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Reid's Corners WI Learning Chair 2
    Reid's Corners WI Learning Chair 2
    image  2013     story by Online paper The Kincardine Record
    image  2013   story by Online paper The Kincardine Record
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Reid's Corner's WI Community Hall
    Reid's Corner's WI Community Hall
    imageobjectplace       Handwritten below the photograph of the hall is the following: "Reids Corners Community Hall For many years all regular monthly meetings, 4H meetings, short courses, annual variety and Christmas concerts, Halloween parties, Wedding dinners, Banquets, and Anniversary celebrations were held there. The first regular meeting there was in February 1948. ...
    imageobjectplace     Handwritten below the photograph of the hall is the following: "Reids Corners Community Hall For many years all regular monthly meetings, 4H meetings, short courses, annual variety and Christmas concerts, ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Reid's Corners WI  Memorial Tablet
    Reid's Corners WI Memorial Tablet
    imageobjectplace       Between the photographs of the churches reads the following hand-written description: "Pine River Presbyterian Church was erected in 1869 after (the) first church, built in 1864, was destroyed by a bush fire. It was veneered with brick in 1901, was redecorated in 1948, new maple floor, new seats, a furnace ...
    imageobjectplace     Between the photographs of the churches reads the following hand-written description: "Pine River Presbyterian Church was erected in 1869 after (the) first church, built in 1864, was destroyed by a ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Trout Mills Railroad Crossing Light
    Trout Mills Railroad Crossing Light
    imageplace       Trout Mills Women's Institute, held first meeting on Nov.7, 1947 This picture is of the Crossing sign that was erected around 1964, after a petition was started by our W.I. member Rena Rowe after witnessing several near accidents. This is located in Trout Mills which is now part of North ...
    imageplace     Trout Mills Women's Institute, held first meeting on Nov.7, 1947 This picture is of the Crossing sign that was erected around 1964, after a petition was started by our W.I. ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Malcolm WI Cairn
    Malcolm WI Cairn
    imageobject       This picture is of the Malcolm Cairn located at the intersection of Concessions 10 and 11 at the 25th side road of Brant township (which is now a part of the municipality of Brockton). The hamlet of Malcolm grew up around a Presbyterian Church erected at the crossroad in 1859. ...
    imageobject     This picture is of the Malcolm Cairn located at the intersection of Concessions 10 and 11 at the 25th side road of Brant township (which is now a part of ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Beamsville Cenotaph
    Beamsville Cenotaph
    imageobjectplace       This is a picture of the Beamsville Cenotaph that was erected in Beamsville following World War I to honour the young men who had fought in that war and did not return home to their loved ones. Beamsville Women's Institute donated the 2 white cement urns in 1921 and has ...
    imageobjectplace     This is a picture of the Beamsville Cenotaph that was erected in Beamsville following World War I to honour the young men who had fought in that war and did ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Home & Country Rose Barn Quilt
    Home & Country Rose Barn Quilt
    imageobject       3 branches (Consecon, Mountain View & Rednersville) in Prince Edward Dsitrict cooperated to sponsor a barn quilt which was mounted on the Ameliasburgh Township Hall and included in the barn quilt trail. The block was the winner at the FWIO quilt show in 2005.
    imageobject     3 branches (Consecon, Mountain View & Rednersville) in Prince Edward Dsitrict cooperated to sponsor a barn quilt which was mounted on the Ameliasburgh Township Hall and included in the barn ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Timothy Eaton Ontario Historical Plaque
    Timothy Eaton Ontario Historical Plaque
    imageobject       The plaque reads: "Timothy Eaton 1834-1907 Born at Clogher, County Antrim, in northern Ireland, Timothy Eaton emigrated to canada about 1854. In 1856 he and his brother James opened a general store of log construction about a quarter mile from this site in the hamlet of Kirkton. From 1860 to ...
    imageobject     The plaque reads: "Timothy Eaton 1834-1907 Born at Clogher, County Antrim, in northern Ireland, Timothy Eaton emigrated to canada about 1854. In 1856 he and his brother James opened a ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
  • Usbourne School Bell
    Usbourne School Bell
    imageobjectplace       Usbourne Central School Bell November 8, 1976 Wincheslea School Bell was erected at Usbourne Central School. Cost of Bell shared by Student Council of Usbourne Elmville, Hurondale, and Kirkton Womens Institutes. Erected by Fred Bischoff and sons of Exeter. The metal work was done by Carl Gower. The cost was ...
    imageobjectplace     Usbourne Central School Bell November 8, 1976 Wincheslea School Bell was erected at Usbourne Central School. Cost of Bell shared by Student Council of Usbourne Elmville, Hurondale, and Kirkton Womens ...
    Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
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