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Gananoque: 1000 Islands Water World

Written by on September 1, 2017 in Island Life Magazine, The Thousand Islands
Gananoque: 1000 Islands Water World

    Gananoque bills itself as the ‘Gateway to the 1000 Islands’ and it doesn’t take long once you visit to understand why. The town’s name is an aboriginal term which means “town on two rivers.” It is home to both the Gananoque River and the mighty St. Lawrence River, where the picturesque 1000 Islands […]

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Dark Island’s Singer Castle

Written by on August 12, 2017 in Island Life Magazine, The Thousand Islands
Dark Island’s Singer Castle

The 1000 Islands is known for its cottages and castles. Dark Island on Singer Island was built by Frederick Bourne, a president for the Singer Sewing Machine Company in New York City, over a century ago.

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Classic Clayton New York

Written by on August 3, 2017 in Island Life Magazine, One in The Thousand
Classic Clayton New York

Welcome to Clayton. Nothing defines this coastal New York village better than classic wooden boats and the River that hugs its shores.

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Perch Island

Written by on July 26, 2017 in Island Life Magazine, The Thousand Islands
Perch Island

Welcome to one of the most unusual addresses in the 1000 Islands. Buoy 106 also known as Perch Island.

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Written by on June 14, 2017 in Island Life Magazine

Island Dog

Written by on June 9, 2017 in Island Life Magazine
Island Dog

Meet Stella. One dog. So many islands…

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Red Top Island

Written by on May 16, 2017 in Island Life Magazine
Red Top Island

  Anne and Charles Phillips honeymooned in the Thousand Islands in 1929. Before they left, the bride of a Methodist minister dipped her feet in the River thinking she would never come back. But about a decade later, the couple from Binghampton N.Y. did come back to the River. They rented  Wyoming Island and later […]

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Prince Alfred Island

Written by on May 16, 2017 in Island Life Magazine, The Thousand Islands
Prince Alfred Island

It’s hard not to notice this little Canadian island off the shores of Brockville. The cottage is built to resemble a ship called the HMCS Prince Alfred after its isle’s royal namesake.  Located in the Brock Isles with a view of the shipping channel, it seems more than appropriate as freighters nearby glide through the […]

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Tar Island

Written by on May 15, 2017 in Island Life Magazine
Tar Island

A new flag is flying over Totem Point, the historic Tar Island retreat near Rockport known for its three totem poles. The Texas flag is raised high above the island along with the Canadian flag because its newest owners hail from the Lone Star state.  The Silver family of Forney Texas, near Dallas, purchased Totem […]

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Lalone Island

Written by on December 12, 2016 in Island Life Magazine
Lalone Island

This island near Chippewa Bay New York has been a summer home for one family for nearly a century.

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