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Heart Island’s Love Story

Written by on November 27, 2017 in One in The Thousand
Heart Island’s Love Story

Boldt Castle is known as the castle that love built on an island aptly called Heart.

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River Boat Fantasy

Written by on November 13, 2017 in Boating
River Boat Fantasy

I love boat watching in the 1000 Islands. There is nothing better than River traffic. It is the only traffic worth watching, a picturesque parade of ships, power boats, sailboats, yachts, skiffs and classic antique wooden boats. Kenneth Grahame, the author of The Wind in the Willows wrote: “Believe me, my young friend, there is […]

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The Voyage Continues: Island Life Magazine 2018

Written by on November 10, 2017 in The Thousand Islands
The Voyage Continues: Island Life Magazine 2018

  Island Life Magazine is the premier glossy magazine about the Thousand Islands in the Thousand Islands distributed in Ontario and New York.   Island Life Magazine 2018 features an aerial photograph of Sunken Rock Island near Alexandria Bay N.Y. The issue showcases the world famous 1000 Islands with new stories and photographs of this amazing […]

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Irving Berlin’s ‘Always’ Cottage

Written by on November 8, 2017 in The Thousand Islands
Irving Berlin’s ‘Always’ Cottage

I’ll be loving you always. With a love that’s true always. These lyrics penned by the famous American composer Irving Berlin for the romantic ballad Always have a special connection to the 1000 Islands. A cottage named Always in St. Lawrence Park west of Alexandria Bay overlooking the U.S. shipping channel is linked to the […]

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Royal Island

Written by on November 6, 2017 in The Thousand Islands
Royal Island

  It was the year Ford Motor Company sold its first car, the year the Wright brothers had their first successful airplane flight, the year Pepsi Cola was patented. Sir Wilfrid Laurier was the Prime Minister of Canada and Edward the Seventh was the King of England. It was 1903, the year an Ottawa family […]

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Tremont Island

Written by on November 5, 2017 in The Thousand Islands
Tremont Island

Tremont Island is a charming cottage colony off the shores of Gananoque.

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The Brock Isles

Written by on November 1, 2017 in One in The Thousand
The Brock Isles

Brockville calls itself “The City of the 1000 Islands” for a reason: It owns a number of them in its own backyard on the St. Lawrence River. The municipality purchased 29 islands for park purposes in 1933 from the federal government for the grand sum of $3,631. Today, 16 have been designed for public use […]

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