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Articles from May 2009

TI Life in May

TI Life in May

Trilliums and Beavers are a sure sign of spring. Sagastaweka Island, has thousands of trilliums to welcome us back to the River and at least one industrious beaver. The first I adore, the latter not so much! Actually there are now other worries for islanders to consider and the list is long...
by: Susan W. Smith
Masts Motors & Music

Masts Motors & Music

Great Lake Swimmers are coming June 6th! Celebrating the Maritime Discovery Center of the Thousand Islands. Eighteen m...
by: Ian Coristine
Wolfe Island Wind Turbines

Wolfe Island Wind Turbines

    The following was received in mid-April: Dear Susan, ...
by: Susan W. Smith
Film Pays Tribute to the Wreck of the J.B. King

Film Pays Tribute to the Wreck of the J.B. King

A  documentary that takes viewers beneath the St. Lawrence River to a wreck at the bottom the Brockville Narrows is...
by: Kim Lunman
John A. Morrow, Artist

John A. Morrow, Artist

"The World is a wondrous place, rich with texture, color and form, where the magic of light creates an ever changing sta...
by: Susan W. Smith
Border Crossings

Border Crossings

One of the unique elements in the Thousand Islands region is our ability to travel between our two countries with relati...
by: James Rappaport
Time Stops on Watch Island

Time Stops on Watch Island

April's TI Life listed Watch Island on the "Properties" page where we post important properties of the region that are f...
by: Mike Franklin
Shipping Muse: A River Hobby

Shipping Muse: A River Hobby

  I was once spotted by innocent onlookers who crowned me to be the "crazy guy in a little boat with a big flag," i...
by: Michael Folsom
Island Names, Updated May 2009

Island Names, Updated May 2009

As the new season begins on the River, I’m pleased to offer this Sixth online edition of POLLACK’S GAZETTEER OF THE THOU...
by: Ross D. Pollack
Peacock Yacht House, Part II

Peacock Yacht House, Part II

The Peacock Yacht House succumbed to a fire in early 1990’s leaving only the
by: Rick Tague
The Tallest Cathedral...

The Tallest Cathedral...

The tradition of worship in Half Moon Bay began in 1887.  People came from neighbouring islands and from Gananoque ...
by: Carolyn Pratt
Grindstone’s Missing State Park

Grindstone’s Missing State Park

In August of 1897, at a meeting of the New York State Fisheries, Game and Forest Commission in Albany a discussion was h...
by: Rex Ennis
May Dewey's Diary, Part VI, January 1889

May Dewey's Diary, Part VI, January 1889

"Mr. Grey is a beautiful dancer. It is like a dream dancing with him. I wish I knew him better." May Dewey, January 21, ...
by: Kristen Pinkney