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Articles from August 2013

TI Life in August with an awesome video

TI Life in August with an awesome video

Tad Clark’s "Boat Shoes" made me laugh; He is right, we all need them, have them and keep them. Deane Parkhurst made me realize you can travel a long way from the River but memories will bring you back -.But “TI Life in August” will be remembered for the Awesome Video created for 1000 Islands RiverQuest by Doug McLellan (Lake Fleet’s Wood Isle) - full screen, sound up and enjoy!
by: Susan W. Smith
Grenells Visit Grenell

Grenells Visit Grenell

We had exciting guests the second week of July. The descendents of Sam and Lucy Grenell—Connie Grenell, his wife, Mary, ...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Woodies…

Woodies…

Where else could you expect to meet the Vagabond King, Lady Gilbert, Red Devil and BarrTender? At a golf course on an i...
by: Kim Lunman
The Journey from House to Home

The Journey from House to Home

"Wait a minute lady! What about me? When you moved in here almost forty years ago with those eight little kids, do you know what I was thinking?
by: Nancy Bond
Remembering TI Park and the Hurricane of ‘38

Remembering TI Park and the Hurricane of ‘38

It was a dark and stormy night! OK that is a pretty lame way to start a narration but it was a dark and stormy night. I ...
by: Deane C. Parkhurst
The Search for Uncle ‘Moe’

The Search for Uncle ‘Moe’

“The sinking of the Athabaskan is the worst naval disaster in Canadian history,”
by: Brian Johnson
Boat Shoes

Boat Shoes

Is it a loafer or a moccasin? It is called a “boat shoe,” and it has a skid resistant, rubber sole. The upper looks like...
by: Tad Clark
The Island in my Head …

The Island in my Head …

What is the easiest, least expensive way to own an island in the Thousand Islands area? Why create one, of course—on a t...
by: Patricia Costa Viglucci
Community is key …

Community is key …

Pastor Arthur Couch isn't a traditional snow bird. His annual fall pilgrimage isn't to Arizona, South Carolina or Florid...
by: Christian L. Vischi
Grayce Lulu Bickford, Girl Friday

Grayce Lulu Bickford, Girl Friday

Grayce Lulu Bickford was Charles G. Emery’s girl Friday at the New Frontenac Hotel on Round Island. Born 19 December 187...
by: Rex Ennis
TILTKids Camp at Zenda

TILTKids Camp at Zenda

My sister, Smith, and I have been coming to the Thousand Islands since we were little, following the tradition of spendi...
by: Henney Hambrose
“Tails of Thousand Island Park” Coming soon

“Tails of Thousand Island Park” Coming soon

I met Ann Davis in the Thousand Island Pavilion last month..
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Jazz Age slang lesson for ‘Rockport Prohibition Days’

Jazz Age slang lesson for ‘Rockport Prohibition Days’

Get your zoot suit on or dress as a flapper and ‘roar’ in Rockport Aug. 16-18
by: Geraldine Last
TILT’s Photo Contest Winners

TILT’s Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Thousand Island Land Trust’s (TILT) 2013 Instagram photo contest! The contest i...
by: Corinne Mockler