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Articles from November 2009

TI Life in November

TI Life in November

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday, but there is certainly more than just turkey and pumpkin pie. The day is about givi...
by: Susan W. Smith
Floating History for Sale

Floating History for Sale

It looks like it could be the end of an era for the last antique wooden tour boat in the Thousand Islands. The Morrisani...
by: Kim Lunman
The Sinister Side

The Sinister Side

However, once the sun has set, the St. Lawrence River has, amidst all its beauty, a very dark underbelly that continues to this day.
by: James Rappaport
First Summer Cottage on Grenell

First Summer Cottage on Grenell

By the time I first arrived on Grenell Island in 1975, my husband’s family had already been on the Point, for nearly a h...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Full TILT Ahead

Full TILT Ahead

After close to a year spent collecting information, answering questions, copying documents...
by: Susie Wood
May Dewey’s Diary, Part IX, April & May 1889

May Dewey’s Diary, Part IX, April & May 1889

It is so beautiful here now nice and pleasant just like
by: Kristen Pinkney
The Great Gale of ‘75

The Great Gale of ‘75

“I am very concerned with the welfare of the steamer Edmund Fitzgerald."[New feature,now available in an audio version, written by Brian Johnson, Wolfe Island; read by Jan Eliot]
by: Brian Johnson
Jennifer J. Brundage “I Love That Place”

Jennifer J. Brundage “I Love That Place”

I love that place. The way that the dock can stretch for miles upon miles Until you reach the white capped river crashin...
by: Jennifer Brundage
Junk Day

Junk Day

Nobody seemed to know whose idea it was to have a junk day in River Valley, but when people saw the small ad in the Week...
by: Chris Brock
Wolfe Island’s Lighthouses

Wolfe Island’s Lighthouses

The first Wolfe Island lighthouse was built on the eastern end of the island in 1861...
by: Mary Alice Snetsinger
John Carter’s Prisoners in Van Diemen’s Land

John Carter’s Prisoners in Van Diemen’s Land

Tasmania seems like a distant land but for John Carter, Tasmania is a treasure trunk waiting to be opened...
by: Susan W. Smith