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Fireworks from The Tower

This year, to celebrate the 4th of July, we went with several friends to the 1000 Islands Tower, on Hill Island. 

You can’t get a better evening than this – with several great views of the islands, before sunset!

7 4 16 Tower shadow (1)

The Tower on Hill Island, July 4, 2016 
Photo by Dennis McCarthy ©2016
7 4 16 lake of the Isles
Before Sunset
Photo by Dennis McCarthy ©2016
Dennis span
The Canadian Span
Photo by Dennis McCarthy ©2016

Soon all photographers were setting up, to capture their favourite views.

7 4 16 sunset
Photographers at the ready
Photo by Dennis McCarthy ©2016

And then as darkness fell, the fireworks began.

7 4 16  A Bay Fire works 1
7 4 16  A Bay Fire works 2
7 4 16  A Bay Fire works 3 (1)
July 4, 2016 Fireworks Boldt Castle, Alexandria Bay, NY
Photo by Dennis McCarthy ©2016

By Kathi and Dennis McCarthy


Kathi and Dennis McCarthy are active members of the Thousand islands diving community and are the owners of Blue Ledge System Inc. which recently published five books, relating to diving and/or the history of the Thousand Islands. Their latest gift to the River is their active Thousand Islands River Views Facebook Page

To see a TI Life profile of this very industrious couple, please see our March 2011 article, Kathi and Dennis McCarthy’s Discoveries ….

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Lynda Crothers
Comment by: Lynda Crothers
Left at: 10:04 AM Sunday, July 17, 2016
My favourite read on a calm Sunday morning on the River. Thank you Kathi and Dennis for taking Us along to the top of the tower : ) very special .