Collection Facts

Extent: 
9 items
Dates of Original: 
c. 1900 - 1910
Collection Owner:

Historical Context

The Thousand Islands area of the St. Lawrence River has getaway for wealthy individuals in the United States and Canada since the late 19th century. A popular destination for recreation, it is the site of many large hotels, expansive summer homes, and luxury yachting.

Scope of Collection

This collection contains numerous photographs depicting homes, hotels, and watercraft in the Thousand Islands area. Images of the interior and exterior of Calumet Castle as well as of the Hotel Frontenac are included.