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.
$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.
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.