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Articles from March 2012

Thousand Islands Life in March

Thousand Islands Life in March

A lot to report this month. I discovered that one of the leading Crime Writers Festivals takes place on Wolfe Island. We present more than a dozen winter photographs and a sneak preview to Ian Coristine's "One in a Thousand". One of the biggest news stories is the announcement of the largest real estate transaction in the Thousand Islands with the sale of Eagle Point properties.
by: Susan W. Smith
Toujours Frontenac on Round Island

Toujours Frontenac on Round Island

The citizens of Round Island are gathering at the dockside post office under a sapphire blue sky on a Sunday afternoon i...
by: Kim Lunman
The Cottages of Grenell

The Cottages of Grenell

“How many cottages are on the island?” This is usually the first question I’m asked when I begin to describe life on Gr...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Wolfe Island, Scene of the Crime

Wolfe Island, Scene of the Crime

Every year, on the second Saturday in August, the members of a criminal cohort make their way by ferry to peaceful, buco...
by: Vicki Delany
“He’s No Humanitarian, But Damn, Can He Take a Punch”

“He’s No Humanitarian, But Damn, Can He Take a Punch”

...“What Constable James means,” he said, “is that we’re not in a position to help you. The Anti-Gang Unit—”...
by: Sam Wiebe
A 21st Century Lady…

A 21st Century Lady…

She ain’t no lady! She’s not a tramp either!   She introduces you to the 1000 Islands in her own inimitable wa...
by: James Morrison
“Pot Pourri’s” Story

“Pot Pourri’s” Story

What you see is a photograph from 1965 of the Pot Pourri plying the St. Lawrence River with a Dodge Motor Home
by: Susan W. Smith
Almost Being Here…

Almost Being Here…

I found my own way to view the river and the ships when I discovered the various webcams on www.Abay.com.
by: Tara Hutson
James Churchward’s Fishing Among the Thousand Islands

James Churchward’s Fishing Among the Thousand Islands

James Churchward, who lived from 1851 to 1936,  wrote a series of books on the Lost Continent of Mu  , in whic...
by: Jack E. Churchward
T I Collectables, Part IV, Detroit Postcards

T I Collectables, Part IV, Detroit Postcards

If you collect Thousand Islands memorabilia, my guess is that your first purchase might have been a postcard.
by: Robert L. Matthews
“Counter Currents” the Novel

“Counter Currents” the Novel

A Story of Smugglers, River Pirates, Love, War and Freedom Fighters in 1838...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Du Zhongyi buys Eagle Point Estates

Du Zhongyi buys Eagle Point Estates

Hon. Michael Chan, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, in Ontario, announced on March 7th that the Eagle Point prope...
by: Susan W. Smith