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Articles from January 2011

Thousand Islands Life in January 2011

Thousand Islands Life in January 2011

In December, we received Dan Denney’s "Through the Ice - a Tale of Survival". Not only does he explain how dangerous it can be to drive on river and/or lake ice, he gives us techniques for survival which he had to learn the hard way! January's issue also presents history, photographs and more...
by: Susan W. Smith
Castle Rest, Past and Present

Castle Rest, Past and Present

Pullman Island stands for everything that was grand about the Thousand Islands during its gilded era a century ago and a...
by: Kim Lunman
2010 Seaway Season Recap

2010 Seaway Season Recap

The 2010 Seaway season rolled in like a lamb back at the end of March, but it wouldn’t take long for it to become nothin...
by: Michael Folsom
Walking on the wild side…

Walking on the wild side…

Last month, I gave you a peek at the trails of Wellesley Island State Park  (WISP). This month, I want to take you ...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
John Street’s Holiday Photographs

John Street’s Holiday Photographs

Meet John Street – communications expert by profession from San Diego, California and a Thousand Island resident in the ...
by: Susan W. Smith
Bringing Back Ice Fishing…

Bringing Back Ice Fishing…

Tim Jowett is a dedicated fisherman.

by: Kim Robinson
Through the Ice - A Tale of Survival

Through the Ice - A Tale of Survival

Thousand Islands Life thanks author Dan Denney for sharing this harrowing experience with our readers.  No matter h...
by: Dan Denney
Van’s Motor Marine

Van’s Motor Marine

Very few of the boaters who stop by Van’s Motor Marine in Alexandria Bay have any idea that they are docking at one of t...
by: John Peach
Thousand Islands Rocks

Thousand Islands Rocks

For many of us the beauty and uniqueness of the Thousand Islands is without question. And yet we may know little of thei...
by: Chris Murray
A Gilded Age Fish Tale

A Gilded Age Fish Tale

The history of the Thousand Islands is littered with the tales of fishing and the big one that got away. Samuel Sondheim...
by: Rex Ennis
Ladies, Canoes and Rules: “Camp Grindstone” Part II

Ladies, Canoes and Rules: “Camp Grindstone” Part II

Women stayed in their own camp from five o’clock in the afternoon ...
by: Robert L. Matthews
A (Book) Celebration

A (Book) Celebration

A new book includes Canada's St. Lawrence Islands National Park...
by: Susan W. Smith