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Articles from October 2009

TI Life in October

TI Life in October

October, when many of us have left the River and are now beginning our winter projects. Early in September, Judy Well...
by: Susan W. Smith
Broomstick Castle in Fairyland

Broomstick Castle in Fairyland

Storybook bridges. Broomstick Castle. An historic boathouse and an idyllic summer retreat called The Folly. This is Fair...
by: Kim Lunman
Castle Rest, Its story

Castle Rest, Its story

The Pullmans were the first of the islanders to arrive by private railroad car -a sumptuous conveyance, as might be expected of the railroad car builder.
by: Paul Malo
Hooked on Prudence

Hooked on Prudence

Nobody likes Jury Duty, but for Prudence Matthews, in 1992, it was life-changing. “I knew we could not talk about the t...
by: Susan W. Smith
Summer Eco-Tours

Summer Eco-Tours

The greatest way to experience the Thousand Islands is from the water. Each hidden channel, quiet cove, and marshy bay holds little secrets
by: Star Carter
Wedding Flowers

Wedding Flowers

Janet was five, when her parents bought the cottage on Grenell Island, and it's where she spent her summers. She became ...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Paul’s Legacy, Judy’s Gift, TI Gold

Paul’s Legacy, Judy’s Gift, TI Gold

Finding a particular photograph, identifying an individual or an historic fact is like finding “gold” to a researcher. ...
by: Susan W. Smith
May Dewey’s Diary, Part VIII, March 1889

May Dewey’s Diary, Part VIII, March 1889

Saw Pansy this am. Took a walk and talked over the affair last night. Did not have our hats on.
by: Kristen Pinkney
A Muskie Jake Tribute

A Muskie Jake Tribute

For 66 years the legendary “Muskie” Jake Huntley led guests of The Gananoque Inn and Spa on their quest for the illusive muskellunge.
by: John Keilty
Silent Rapids of Long Sault

Silent Rapids of Long Sault

“Warning:  Owners of large and medium sized craft, who navigate the St. Lawrence River between Cornwall and Prescot...
by: Brian Johnson
Howe Island Vines

Howe Island Vines

The Ontario landscape has long been known for its ideal geographical location for growing grapes. However, to many of us...
by: James Rappaport
Readers Exchange - Shipwrecked on Calumet

Readers Exchange - Shipwrecked on Calumet

I stepped out onto the grass on a dull gray July morning. Before me, I could see the great St. Lawrence River. The waves...
by: Jeff Streets