THE PEOPLE AND EVENTS OF THE OJIBWAY STORY.
Hamilton Davis purchases Ojibway Island for $210 ($5 per acre) in May.
Hamilton Davis transfers ownership of Ojibway Island to the Pointe au Baril Hotel Company Limited for $350 in June; shareholders invest $15,000 to build and operate the Ojibway Hotel. Hotel opens on June 23.
First regatta held at Ojibway wharf. Hamilton Davis marries Amelia (Millie) McIntosh – of Meaford, Ontario, and summer resident of Pointe au Baril Village – on September 17. Mechanic’s lien for $723.21 issued against Ojibway Island by Parry Sound contractors MacNabb and McKinney.
First CPR train to Pointe au Baril Station, formally known as Sucker Creek. Pointe au Baril Islanders’ Association formed at a meeting at the Ojibway Hotel.
$2,000 loan to the Pointe au Baril Summer Hotel Company Limited, at six percent interest, from Adele H. Clark, of Rochester, New York, to finance building of west wing of hotel and tower; secured by mortgage against Ojibway Island; discharged in 1916.
Twin sons born to Hamilton and Irene Davis on June 24: Jeremy Griswold Davis and Hamilton Cloke Davis. Hamilton Cloke dies at age 15 days on July 8.
Parcel of land on south side of Ojibway Island leased to E. B. Kernaghan, who builds Kernwood cottage for use by his family and hotel guests (parcel purchased in 1966).
Three parcels of land sold on Ojibway Island (including Cedarwood cottage lived in by Hamilton Davis while he owned the hotel), to the MacLennan family, managers of Ojibway Hotel through the 1950s.
The Ojibway Club incorporated; the hotel continues to operate for several more years. Lease of southwest point of Ojibway Island (parcel purchased in 1977).