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Articles from August 2011

TI Life in August ‘11

TI Life in August ‘11

Q&A:  (1) How many of you sat on your deck (cottage/boat/cockpit) and watched the world go by? Answer: Everyone...
by: Susan W. Smith
Arthur Pullaw: River Rat Extraordinaire

Arthur Pullaw: River Rat Extraordinaire

“Most people only dream of living to the age of 100,” she begins. “Our Gramp planned on it...
by: Brian Johnson
Grenell Island Regatta

Grenell Island Regatta

Island life is all about boats, so why did it take Grenell Island Improvement Association 91 years to come up with the i...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Charlie and The Magedoma… Romance and Tragedy on the River

Charlie and The Magedoma… Romance and Tragedy on the River

It was love at first sight. They were married July 28th, 1908 on the Magedoma,
by: Charles MacLean Cochand
Thanks to Tom French History Comes in 3-D

Thanks to Tom French History Comes in 3-D

“My Mom and I have this collection of stereograph cards, and we want to share it,” Tom French told me over the telephone...
by: Susan W. Smith
Discovering my past…

Discovering my past…

In the 1980s, while working at St. Lawrence Islands National Park, I became involved with the writing of the history of ...
by: Kathleen Burtch
1904

1904

June 1904 marked the beginning of the Gold Cup Races, considered power boat racing’s ultimate contest in North America a...
by: Robert L. Matthews
The Keech Family of Clayton and Fishers Landing

The Keech Family of Clayton and Fishers Landing

Andrew Keech, and his young family, settled on a farm near Clayton, New York, around 1830, thus continuing more than 150...
by: M. Bruce McAdam
How the American Thousand Islands are Named and Renamed

How the American Thousand Islands are Named and Renamed

Official names of places and features in the United States are selected by the Board on Geographic Names...
by: Ross D. Pollack
In Search of Molly Brant

In Search of Molly Brant

I am in search of Mary “Molly” Brant, Mohawk woman of the American Revolution. Her journey once took her to Fort Haldima...
by: Judith F. Pearson
The Map

The Map

In July 2011, TI Life published a book review of Saints, Sinners and Sailors of the Gilded Age: A compendium of biograph...
by: Susan W. Smith