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Articles from February 2011

TI Life in February 2011

TI Life in February 2011

With all the world turmoil, there’s no better time to ... put a thousand islands in your life!
In addition to introducing this month's articles we bring important news from Clayton, and sadly report that the River has lost another champion...
by: Susan W. Smith
Calumet Island's Lost Castle

Calumet Island's Lost Castle

It's one of the most familiar landmarks off the shores of Clayton, visible from the quaint village's waterfront patios a...
by: Kim Lunman
Tribute to Cap’t Charlie

Tribute to Cap’t Charlie

Our river chose many of us. Once chosen, we are life-long islanders, regardless of where we may be. Paul Malo The w...
by: Brian Johnson
The Narrows

The Narrows

The last two months I’ve written about my walks on Wellesley. But as with anything in life, sometimes it’s not the desti...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
How Dixie II got its name…

How Dixie II got its name…

What a thrill it was when a package arrived recently from a man I had never met, Bill Schroeder. The envelope contained ...
by: Robert L. Matthews
Floyd Carter’s Motor Iceboat

Floyd Carter’s Motor Iceboat

100 Years Ago:  “The familiar sound of a put-put from the vicinity of Washington Island caused people to look at on...
by: Mark A. Wentling
Update…Through the ice–a Tale of Survival.

Update…Through the ice–a Tale of Survival.

Dan Denney’s winter experience Through the Ice - A Tale of Survival, published in January 2011, caused quite a stir....
by: Dan Denney
Gananoque Boat Line–Photo Memories

Gananoque Boat Line–Photo Memories

Having grown up in Gananoque I was introduced to the joys of boating on the St. Lawrence River at an early age. My Dad, ...
by: Tom King
Hotel Guest Registry: Fill in the Blanks

Hotel Guest Registry: Fill in the Blanks

Rex Ennis, local historian and author of Toujours Jeune Always Young: Thousand Islands, Emery and The New Frontenac Hote...
by: Susan W. Smith
Napoleon’s Gold; a new excerpt

Napoleon’s Gold; a new excerpt

Tom Flanagan, whose parents and brother died in a boating accident on the river five years before,
by: Thomas Pullyblank