The following links may assist you to find additional information about Amherst Island’s history and enjoy your visit to the Island:

Cemetery compressed

Amherst Island Women’s Institute – Dry Stone Wall Restoration Project

The Back Kitchen – the Island’s volunteer driven cafe at 5660 Front Road open in July and August.  Light meals, snacks, and ice cream.

The Beacon – back issues contain considerable information about Island history and family trees


Kingston Field Naturalists

Secrets of the Snowy Owl – Baltimore on Amherst Island – National Public Radio


Cemetery Records – Island cemeteries include Pentland, Glenwood and St. Bartholomew’s

Glenwood Cemetery

Pentland Cemetery

Pentland Cemetery


CJAI 92.1 FM – Amherst Island’s community radio station


Dry Stone Canada – information about dry stone walling and stone carving courses on Amherst Island

Foot Flats Farm – accommodation in the Goodman House or Emerald House

Genealogy – information about Wolfe, Howe, and Amherst Island Genealogy

Lennox and Addington Geocaching

Lodge on Amherst Island – accommodation, occasional art shows, and workshops

Loyalist Township – owner of the Neilson Store Museum and Cultural Centre

Music Festivals – Amherst Island is a place that entertains in an enchanting environment – Significant music festivals are held every year on Amherst Island with musicians from across the country performing

Waterside Summer Series held at historic St Paul’s Presbyterian Church.

Emerald Music Festival

Ontario Historic Plaque – Home of Daniel Fowler, one of Canada’s best know water colourists, a private residence at 14005 Front Road, Stella ON K0H 2S0

Early notable artworks painted from 1875-1890, by Amherst Island resident Daniel Fowler depict locations on the Island that can still be seen today – little has changed.  Also see the Dictionary of Canadian Biography entry about Daniel Fowler at:

Poplar Dell Bed and Breakfast 3190 Front Rd, Stella (613) 389-2012

Topsy Farms – sheep shearing and lamb visits in season and a Wool Shed which sells fine wool and wool products

What’s On – Amherst Island – a community calendar of events maintained by St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church