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Articles from September 2009

An Island Ghost Hunt

An Island Ghost Hunt

In 1984 there were three famous men best known for fighting evil spirits which had taken New York City by storm. They to...
by: Michael Folsom
D. F. Baker Photography

D. F. Baker Photography

D.F. (Dani) Baker and her partner, David Belding, are the owners of  "Cross Island Farms" - one of the region's bes...
by: Susan W. Smith
One Tenth of One Acre

One Tenth of One Acre

In November 1901, Richard Standish Williamson acquired an island in the St. Lawrence River.  Standish, born in 1877...
by: Beth White
Island Nuptials…

Island Nuptials…

When my husband proposed to me back in 1974, he asked if I would consider getting married on the island. At that point i...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Lost Villages, Inundation Day

Lost Villages, Inundation Day

Mary Lynn Johnston was a Mille Roches girl She had an important chore, while her Mother ran a rooming house And her ...
by: Brian Johnson
May Dewey’s Diary, Part VII February 1889

May Dewey’s Diary, Part VII February 1889

He wants me to think of him at twelve o’clock and
by: Kristen Pinkney
Mrs. Simcoe’s Chapel, Drawings & Diary

Mrs. Simcoe’s Chapel, Drawings & Diary

In 1988 I went to England to carry out research at the National Maritime Archives in Greenwich and the
by: Susan W. Smith
New Neighbors

New Neighbors

Change is constant in our world, and certainly in our region. While the focus in the Thousand Islands, more often than n...
by: James Rappaport
Great Lakes Swimmers “get it”

Great Lakes Swimmers “get it”

A scene from a new Hollywood pirate movie? This spectacular setting on the St. Lawrence River is the backdrop for Toronto folk band Great Lake Swimmers newest music video.

by: Kim Lunman