They say that in 1900 many of islands belonging to the Thousand Islands were farmed. The people lived there year round and had to last out months of poor weather with sleds or boats. On Ash Island, a farmer bought a Ford Model A. There was one road that ran down the middle of the island through the farm and it would have been about one kilometre long.
To pay back misdeeds of the farmer, a group from the mainland drove the car around the island and sent it off the cliff on the west end. It’s still swimming with the fishes they say. My question is– if they found a wreck near the island (video below)
Clipped from The Ottawa Journal, 26 Apr 1938, Tue, Page 2
Clipped from The Ottawa Journal, 11 Jun 1931, Thu, Page 1
Clipped from The Ottawa Journal, 27 Aug 1906, Mon, Page 8
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