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The Thousand Islands

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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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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Tremont Island

Written by on November 5, 2015 in The Thousand Islands
Tremont Island

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

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Round Island

Written by on October 27, 2015 in The Thousand Islands
Round Island

Talk about snail mail. In an age of email, texting, Facebook, and Snapchat, this stamp-sized post office on Round Island is a throwback to a pre-virtual era: Mail, delivered by a mailman by boat no less.

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Island In the Sky

Written by on June 16, 2015 in The Thousand Islands
Island In the Sky

Konrad and Heidi Linckh are on top of the world. The German couple, the newest owners of the 1000 Islands Tower, are living their dream of doing business in the 1000 Islands. “This is where we wanted to be,” said Heidi of owning and running the iconic tourism attraction on Hill Island. “I just love […]

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The Brock Isles

Written by on May 28, 2015 in The Thousand Islands
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 September 10, 2014 in The Thousand Islands
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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Surveyors Island

Written by on June 24, 2014 in The Thousand Islands
Surveyors Island

This Canadian island near the Thousand Islands International Bridge has been owned by the same family for nearly a century.

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A Boating Paradise

Written by on April 29, 2013 in Boating, The Thousand Islands
A Boating Paradise

The Thousand Islands is best explored by boat whether it’s by kayak or mega-yacht, like this one near Rockport.

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Brock Isles

Written by on April 18, 2013 in Boating, The Thousand Islands
Brock Isles

Welcome to Island City. Brockville, the ‘City of the 1000 Islands’ and the beautiful Brock Isles.

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