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Castle Rest, Its story

Castle Rest, Its story

The Pullmans were the first of the islanders to arrive by private railroad car -a sumptuous conveyance, as might be expected of the railroad car builder.
by: Paul Malo
Viva Hoffmann: A Thousand Islands Painter

Viva Hoffmann: A Thousand Islands Painter

  A special thank you to Judy Wellman, Paul Malo's dear wife and special partner in life. Judy found this articl...
by: Paul Malo
"The Camp"

"The Camp"

This article, written by Paul Malo, was originally posted in the old format of TI Life as part of the series Grand River...
by: Paul Malo
A Grater House

A Grater House

This article, written by Paul Malo, was originally posted in the old format of TI Life as part of the series Grand River...
by: Paul Malo
Hub Island's "Miss Lady Slipper"

Hub Island's "Miss Lady Slipper"

Hub Island house, built by Steve Taylor from Wellesley Island.  Originally posted in the old format of TI Life as p...
by: Paul Malo
Best Foot Forward Award

Best Foot Forward Award

Consistent with our mission of raising the bar, Thousand Island Life seeks to recognize exceptional quality. Thousand...
by: Paul Malo
Len Rusin, Wildlife Painter

Len Rusin, Wildlife Painter

Len Rusin is familiar to many viewers since he was the 2006 featured Artist at the Clayton Decoy and Wildlife Art Sho...
by: Paul Malo
Fairview Manor

Fairview Manor

Above Clayton, about the year 1937, Fairview Manor was constructed of boulders, sometimes said to be “Adirondack river s...
by: Paul Malo
Nelfred

Nelfred

The last large summer home appeared on “millionaire’s row” prior 1913 (although by one account that property was not acq...
by: Paul Malo
Minding the Store (Editorial)

Minding the Store (Editorial)

Minding the Store: The Anglers Association, the unofficial key development agency of the 1880s. The Anglers Associati...
by: Paul Malo
Architecture: Ontario/NewYork

Architecture: Ontario/NewYork

Why does the Ontario countryside look so different from that of upstate New York, across the river?  It is largely ...
by: Paul Malo
Photographs by Ian McAcadie

Photographs by Ian McAcadie

"I am quite honored and thank you in advance for the opportunity to submit so many to the magazine, I enjoy reading thro...
by: Paul Malo
Custodian of Character: Trude Brown Fitelson

Custodian of Character: Trude Brown Fitelson

As this issue of Thousand Islands Life appears, the Preservation League of New York State honors Trude Brown Fitelson at...
by: Paul Malo
Joseph and Molly Brant, compiled by Paul Malo

Joseph and Molly Brant, compiled by Paul Malo

Thayendanegea’s father, a prominent warrior, died
by: Paul Malo
Photography, Recent work of Dudley Danielson

Photography, Recent work of Dudley Danielson

“It is as clear in my mind as this morning's newspaper headline: I had just turned ten and for my birthday that year, Ap...
by: Paul Malo
Perfecting a Place: Improving Thousand Island Park

Perfecting a Place: Improving Thousand Island Park

Towards the end of the twentieth century, Thousand Island Park was not the place that is now, when the twenty-first cent...
by: Paul Malo
Jan Brabant's Kayaking Photographs

Jan Brabant's Kayaking Photographs

For the intrepid, the river is a place for all seasons. Several photographs shared by Jan Brabant recall an early April ...
by: Paul Malo
Bill Hecht Photographs, April 2008

Bill Hecht Photographs, April 2008

  Aerial photography by Bill Hecht.  Complied by Paul Malo, April 2008  
by: Paul Malo
Rediscovering Fort Haldimand, compiled by Mike Franklin and Paul Malo

Rediscovering Fort Haldimand, compiled by Mike Franklin and Paul Malo

Obscurity … has hung like a cloud of oblivion over the history of this island
by: Paul Malo
Readers Exchange, April 2008

Readers Exchange, April 2008

  Re: "Where Have All the Shorelines Gone?" by Bud Andress From: Andrew Textor I'd love to have [you] come take a...
by: Paul Malo
Pisces Redux VI: Bass

Pisces Redux VI: Bass

We initiated this "Pisces Redux" series of fishing articles with a less favored species (or at least less popular among ...
by: Paul Malo
Gananoque Inn

Gananoque Inn

The Gananoque Inn & Spa, Gananoque Ontario At the turn of the twentieth century fast rail access made the Thousand ...
by: Paul Malo
Two Early Centuries, Eyeing the Islands

Two Early Centuries, Eyeing the Islands

  The saga of navigation on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, in war and peace, is far too vast and rich a ...
by: Paul Malo
Two Recent Centuries

Two Recent Centuries

  So, as we have seen during two earlier centuries, prior to the nineteenth century, the region already was widely...
by: Paul Malo
Photography Pete Medcalf

Photography Pete Medcalf

Pete Medcalf lives on Hill Island, near the Thousand Islands Bridge. The Medcalf family cruised the Thousand Islands on ...
by: Paul Malo
Aerial Infrared Photographs

Aerial Infrared Photographs

These gorgeous images, appearing like abstract paintings, were photographed on infared film in order to show the changin...
by: Paul Malo
Thousand Islands Artist: Alfred Worsley Holdstock

Thousand Islands Artist: Alfred Worsley Holdstock

Alfred Worsley Holdstock [1820?-1901] moved from England to Montreal about 1850. There he taught drawing at the National...
by: Paul Malo
Photography by Patty Mondore

Photography by Patty Mondore

As an avid (some might say obsessed) kayaker, I feel fortunate to have been able to get up close and personal with my li...
by: Paul Malo
Forgotten Architect John B. Williams, Clayton, N.Y.

Forgotten Architect John B. Williams, Clayton, N.Y.

Overlooked by history was the designer of many river landmarks--overlooked because he did not practice independently but...
by: Paul Malo
Pisces Redux: Carp

Pisces Redux: Carp

Are Carp news? Have the big fish suddenly migrated into our waters, perhaps filling some void left by decline in other s...
by: Paul Malo
Pisces Redux: Muskies

Pisces Redux: Muskies

Most of us have spent a lifetime—or a lifetime of summers—on the river without ever even seeing, let alone catching, a M...
by: Paul Malo
Sinking a Scuba Mecca

Sinking a Scuba Mecca

We think of landmarks as being on land, but we have underwater landmarks on the river. Soon we may have one more. A non-...
by: Paul Malo
Captain Jim's Hubbard House

Captain Jim's Hubbard House

Before we had hotels, we had inns. Before we had inns, we had taverns. The earliest accommodations for visitors on the r...
by: Paul Malo
The Case of the Vanishing Sturgeon

The Case of the Vanishing Sturgeon

If Muskies grow large, the real colossus of our fish is the sturgeon, “the King of Fish.” A six-foot long record-breaker...
by: Paul Malo
Vince Dee Remembered

Vince Dee Remembered

Most of us ask what a place offers us;  fewer of us ask what we can offer the place.  Thousand Islands Life co...
by: Paul Malo
Ian Coristine's Galleries

Ian Coristine's Galleries

Ian Coristine, the preeminent photographer of the Thousand Islands, produces pictures professionally. He derives revenue...
by: Paul Malo
Recent photographs by Kathy Kempson

Recent photographs by Kathy Kempson

I was initially drawn into the bay by the sight of a heron hunting there. The mist and the early morning light and still...
by: Paul Malo
When is a Ship not a Ship?

When is a Ship not a Ship?

Answer:  When it's a Great Lakes freighter on the river. Capt. Bill Millar of Carleton Island, himself skipper of ...
by: Paul Malo
Alexandria Bay Historic Photographic Exhibition

Alexandria Bay Historic Photographic Exhibition

The major photographer of the Thousand Islands, A. C. McIntyre began taking daguerreotypes in the mid-nineteenth century...
by: Paul Malo
New Publication Wins International Award

New Publication Wins International Award

  Competing against nearly 7,500 entries, Ian Coristine's latest publication received a Premier Print Award.  ...
by: Paul Malo
Original River Houseboat, Balboa

Original River Houseboat, Balboa

The Clark family of Comfort Island in 1893 acquired the first houseboat on the river, the Comfort (later Balboa). As Pau...
by: Paul Malo
Rex Ennis' Book Project

Rex Ennis' Book Project

For several years Rex (Rexford M.) Ennis of Grindstone Island has been compiling research for a biography of Charles Goo...
by: Paul Malo
Important New Book

Important New Book

One of the leading international publishers, Rizzoli, currently is
by: Paul Malo
Stephanie L. Woods' Brockville Photographs

Stephanie L. Woods' Brockville Photographs

Photographs of Brockville by Brockville resident, Stephanie L Woods.  2007  King Street Old Post Office ...
by: Paul Malo
Veracity, or Truth in Advertising

Veracity, or Truth in Advertising

Phil Amsterdam, himself an old tour-boat guide and boat-line operator, complains about about sitting on his Cherry Islan...
by: Paul Malo
Party of the Century

Party of the Century

Nearly a century has passed since the first golden age of the Thousand Islands ended. A "funeral" party in 1913 at the T...
by: Paul Malo
Historic Post Cards

Historic Post Cards

A new publication presents a collection of Thousand Islands images from the past. Dudley Danielson, known to many of us ...
by: Paul Malo
Carleton Island Villa: A Souvenir The Thousand Islands of the St. Lawrence River by John A Haddock, 1895

Carleton Island Villa: A Souvenir The Thousand Islands of the St. Lawrence River by John A Haddock, 1895

Standing on the peninsula-like head of Carleton Island ...
by: Paul Malo
Carleton Villa Visit 2003

Carleton Villa Visit 2003

  The following presentation has been adapted from an article that appeared in the Thousand Islands Sun Vacationer ...
by: Paul Malo
Clayton Opens Up

Clayton Opens Up

Clayton's Carl Frink was known as inventor of the steel snow plow. His Frink Sno-Plow Co. by the 1930s had become the largest producer of snow plows in America. The Clayton plant closed in 2000, after the firm became Frink-America, Inc.
by: Paul Malo
Paul Malo's Carleton Villa Life

Paul Malo's Carleton Villa Life

  In 2006 Paul Malo shared a collection of Carleton Villa photographs.  These historic photographs have been ...
by: Paul Malo
The Vision of the Anglers' Association of the St. Lawrence River

The Vision of the Anglers' Association of the St. Lawrence River

Instead of our patchwork of public parklands on the river, we might have had—and perhaps almost had—a larger...
by: Paul Malo