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  • Subject: Plaques
  • Womens Institute Area Convention, Mindemoya, Manitoulin Island, 1960
        This colour photo shows seven members of the Iron Bridge Women's Institute, during an Area Conference held in Mindemoya on Manitoulin Island. The women are standing to the left of a commemorative plaque for Ten Mile Point.
      This colour photo shows seven members of the Iron Bridge Women's Institute, ...
  • Henry Muma Street Plaque
        Henry Muma 1822-1902 "Squire" Muma, farmer, land agent, and entrepreneur, was born in Brant County and reportedly came to Blenheim Township in the 1840's. In 1851 he purchased land here and laid out a village plot known as Muma's Corners. In 1854 a Post Office named Drumbo was opened and ...
      Henry Muma 1822-1902 "Squire" Muma, farmer, land agent, and entrepreneur, was born ...
  • Country Belles Clue #1
        Our first challenge is indeed that, obviously the organizers were not aware of Bruce County winters. The plaque we are proud to share with everyone is at least 3-6 feet under snow. It is located at Gillies Hill, a pioneer village started back in the mid 1850's. At one time ...
      Our first challenge is indeed that, obviously the organizers were not aware ...
  • Woodland Treasure Seekers - clue #1
        Woodland Treasure Seekers – WI Scavenger Hunt - Clue 1 Plaque - Gleneden Women's Institute, 1919 – 1989 See more information below. Team Captain: Marian Howes (left) Members in Photo: Wendy Nugteren (seated) Brenda Rich (right) Member Absent: Ev Dowling Submission part of the WISH challenge for WI's 125th anniversary.
      Woodland Treasure Seekers – WI Scavenger Hunt - Clue 1 Plaque - ...
  • the Sunshine Gals - Clue #1
        Activity #1: Photo: The Sunshine Gals are a 4 member team filled with lots energy and smiles. It’s exciting just to be out and about with others and having fun together even though we continue to live in this COVID environment. To add a little mystery to our WISH, we ...
      Activity #1: Photo: The Sunshine Gals are a 4 member team filled ...
  • Braemar W.I. Plaque
        This plaque was placed on the gatepost of Jonathan Hook’s farm prior to the 1960’s. It is not yet known who installed the plaque. This photo was taken in the fall of 2017.
      This plaque was placed on the gatepost of Jonathan Hook’s farm prior ...
  • Chesley Women's Institute Accomplishments
        Chesley Women's Institutes Accomplishments Chesley Women's Institute was organized in 1910 with 60 ladies in attendance. One of their first petitions was to ask Council that sidewalks be snowplowed and that butcher shops and bakeries be inspected. During the First World War they disbanded to do their work through the ...
      Chesley Women's Institutes Accomplishments Chesley Women's Institute was organized in 1910 with ...
  • Kingsmill-Mapleton WI Centennial Plaque, Belmont, 1907-2007
        "Kingsmill Mapleton Women Institute 1907-2007"
      "Kingsmill Mapleton Women Institute 1907-2007"
  • Hunter Cemetery Plaque
        In September 1969, the Boxall WI donated a plaque in the newly-named Hunter Cemetery. Mrs. Albert Hunter of Fingal was present at the opening ceremony, a relative of those who originally donated the land for the cemetery in 1861.
      In September 1969, the Boxall WI donated a plaque in the newly-named ...
  • Ontario Historic Site Plaque at Erland Lee (Museum) Home
        In 1967, the Lee family home (not yet a museum) was designated by the Ontario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board. Erland and Janet’s daughter and daughter-in-law, Marjorie Lee and Katherine Lee respectively, were present at the unveiling of the sign, which was placed in front of the home at the ...
      In 1967, the Lee family home (not yet a museum) was designated ...
  • The Unflappable Four - Clue #1
        TALL AND PROUD ‘Twas Saturday, May 21, 1921 a lovely, spring day when the Godfrey WI hosted the FIRST FRONTENAC DISTRICT ANNUAL, a picnic on a grassy peninsula on Howe Lake, just north of Verona. In 1978, this “spot”, commemorating the gathering, was denoted by the Godfrey WI with the ...
      TALL AND PROUD ‘Twas Saturday, May 21, 1921 a lovely, spring day ...
  • The Ladies in waiting Clue #1
        Our branch, Princess Elizabeth WI, wished to participate in the WISH project to celebrate the 125th anniversary of WI. Participants chose a team name to reflect our royal connection: "Ladies in waiting", so we are wearing white gloves for a touch of formality. But, that is also a salute to ...
      Our branch, Princess Elizabeth WI, wished to participate in the WISH project ...
  • The 4 Scavengers   Clue #1
        1927 Loan Gilbert, Whicher, and Caudle are a few of the names on this plaque in Colpoy's Bay Community Hall. Many of their ancestors continue to live in the Bruce Peninsula area. There are one hundred and twenty names on this plaque to commemorate these individuals who donated their time ...
      1927 Loan Gilbert, Whicher, and Caudle are a few of the names ...
  • Fab Four - Clue #1
        A women's institute plaque is located in the Tamworth, Ontario library. Tamworth is located in the Lennox and Addington County. Tamworth is located 35mins from Kingston, 20mins from Napanee, approximately 1.5hrs from Ottawa and 2.5hrs from Toronto. The plaque was issued for the 60th anniversary of the Women's Institute in ...
      A women's institute plaque is located in the Tamworth, Ontario library. Tamworth ...
  • Dunrobin Funseekers Clue #1
        Fun Seekers – Dunrobin: WISH Clue #1 Pam Smith-Hlady (Captain) Jean Sullivan, Jane Hillary, Adele Muldoon Submission part of the WISH challenge for WI's 125th anniversary.
      Fun Seekers – Dunrobin: WISH Clue #1 Pam Smith-Hlady (Captain) Jean Sullivan, ...
  • The Mighty Four Lobo Lassies clue # 1
        Marg Harris, a member of South Lobo Women's Institute and past president of FWIO, holding the plaque presented to South Lobo by the Coldstream Fire Station in appreciation of their contribution towards the station's first defibrillator. The picture is taken in front of the Women's Institute cabinet at the Coldstream ...
      Marg Harris, a member of South Lobo Women's Institute and past president ...
  • Muskoka Treasure Seekers Clue #1
        It was a Wednesday Afternoon as we watched the snow fall in Beautiful Muskoka. As the Muskoka Treasure Seekers chatted about our last case, we noticed a new email had arrived. It was a new case and we were excited! The WISH Scavenger Hunt! So we bundled up and set ...
      It was a Wednesday Afternoon as we watched the snow fall in ...
  • Tipsy Teapots  Clue #1
        Today, February 26, 2022 (on the 112th anniversary of her passing) the Tipsy Teapots visited the Adelaide Hoodless Homestead on Blue Lake Road in Brant County to take a photo with the plaque erected in her honour. Adelaide lived in this home with her farming family until 1881. As a ...
      Today, February 26, 2022 (on the 112th anniversary of her passing) the ...
  • Troy/Lynden Women's Institute Hall, Troy Ontario
        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 ...
      In 1962 Troy Women's Institute branch members purchased this local two room ...
  • Goshen Cemetery Plaque
        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.
      This plaque was erected by the Goshen W.I. at Goshen Cemetery. The ...
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