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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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Perch Island

Written by on July 26, 2017 in 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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More than A Thousand

Written by on June 3, 2017 in The Thousand Islands
More than A Thousand

  It takes more than 1000 Islands to make the 1000 Islands along this mighty stretch of the St. Lawrence River that flows through Ontario and New York. In fact, there are 1,864 islands between Wolfe Island (the largest) and Cape Vincent to Brockville and Morristown. Tom Thumb Island near Ivy Lea is considered the […]

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Come Fly With Me

Written by on May 17, 2017 in The Thousand Islands
Come Fly With Me

One of the most amazing ways to see the world famous 1000 Islands is by sky. Take a virtual ride over the River with Island Life Magazine 2017.

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Prince Alfred Island

Written by on May 16, 2017 in 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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The Secrets of Deer Island

Written by on December 5, 2016 in The Thousand Islands
The Secrets of Deer Island

This island in the world famous 1000 Islands, is owned by Yale’s Skull and Bones Society and has been the secret society’s summer retreat for well over a century. U.S. presidents have been members and its been featured in books and Hollywood movies.

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Dashwood Island

Written by on September 2, 2016 in The Thousand Islands
Dashwood Island

It’s a fabled island with three names and a grand estate perched on a hill that has watched over the River near Ivy Lea for more than a century.

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