Monthly Archives: July 2012

Matchedash Bay, from the Wikipedia article


“Matchedash Bay is a bay and Ramsar wetland in Simcoe County in Central Ontario, Canada.[1][2] It is the “final inland extension of Severn Sound”[3] on Lake Huron‘s Georgian Bay, and is “situated at the interface between the Saint Lawrence Lowlands … Continue reading

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Public Archaeology Day – August 11th and 12th


The Ontario Archaeological Society‘s Huronia Chapter in cooperation with Simcoe County Forests and the support of the OAS is hosting a limited dig at a site within a county forest located between Midland and Penetang on August 11th and 12th, … Continue reading

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Ontario Heritage Conference – Kingston – June, 2012


The Ontario Heritage Conference 2012 was held in Kingston over 4 days: Thursday to Sunday, May 31 to June 3. Organized under the auspices of Community Heritage Ontario and the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, this year’s theme was:  Beyond Borders: … Continue reading

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Saint Ignace II – 1645 Rosemount Road


                                          The early history of North Simcoe stretches back many centuries before the onset of development and industry. Then, some … Continue reading

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Keewatin Coming Home


Pictures from the water on the arrival of the SS Keewatin to Severn Sound on June 23, 2012. – Terry Fegarty

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old faces from the lumber logging days


The communities in this area rest on the foundation of the lumber industry, here are some logging faces from the collection of the Huronia Museum, Midland, Ontario. These imagesof loggers and lumbermen are scans done this month by me for … Continue reading

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Some information about our visitors


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