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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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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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It’s Kismet

Written by on October 5, 2017 in Island Life Magazine, One in The Thousand
It’s Kismet

A rainbow near Rockport highlights Kismet Island’s boathouse. This historic cottage linked to a steam yacht of the same name has its share of mysteries.

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Dark Island’s Singer Castle

Written by on August 12, 2017 in One in The Thousand
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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Island Dog

Written by on June 9, 2017 in One in The Thousand
Island Dog

Meet Stella. One dog. So many islands…

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Island Life Magazine

Written by on October 26, 2015 in One in The Thousand
Island Life Magazine

Life is Good. Island Life is better. The 2016 cover of Island Life Magazine features Tar Baby and Tar Islands in near Rockport. Island Life Magazine is the largest glossy magazine about the 1000 Islands in the 1000 Islands.

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A Bird’s Eye View of the 1000 Islands

Written by on May 21, 2015 in One in The Thousand
A Bird’s Eye View of the 1000 Islands

There’s a new way to explore the 1000 Islands: By sky. 1000 Islands Helicopter Tours offers sightseeing flights above the St. Lawrence River to experience this amazing archipelago. Located in Gananoque, “the Gateway to the 1000 Islands,” 1000 Islands Helicopter Tours is literally taking tourism in the region to new heights. Within seconds of taking […]

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Heron Cay Island

Written by on April 17, 2014 in One in The Thousand
Heron Cay Island

Sailors Raymond and Sheila Buhr found themselves on an unchartered voyage four decades ago when they discovered this Thousand Islands hideaway known as Heron Cay.

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Tall Ships

Written by on May 10, 2013 in Boating, One in The Thousand
Tall Ships

 It may not look like the set of the Pirates of the Caribbean, but the 1000 Islands has attracted tall ships from around the world to the majestic St. Lawrence River. Some even claim the 1000 Islands as a home port.  Tall ships and their crews have set sail in this region  from Nova Scotia, […]

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