Monthly Archives: October 2012

Victoria Harbour – Some early buildings/businesses – 1980s interviews


In the early 1980s some students conducted interviews of local residents of Victoria Harbour.  This led to a publication in 1993 of a small pamphlet regarding the history of Victoria Harbour.   Looking into the research notes from the interviews I … Continue reading

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Victoria Harbour Company Store facelift photo


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OCTOBER 21 2012 Canonization of Kateri Tekakwitha – event at Martyrs’ Shrine


Canonization of Kateri Tekakwitha – Sunday October 21, 2012 Martyrs’ Shrine, on Hwy 12 west of Port McNicoll, Tay Township, Simcoe County, central Ontario, Canada. event details: perhaps some 5,000 pilgrims are expected, Martyrs’ Shrine has immense parking facilities to … Continue reading

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Fall Colours


some photographs of fall colours in Tay Township this year – the sideroads of Tay Township offer lots of fall colour photographic opportunity….

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A. F. Hunter re: St. Ignace


from Historic Sites of Tay by Andrew F. Hunter, M.A., reprinted from the Author’s “Notes on sites of Huron Villages in Tay” with Additions, Barrie Ontario, 1911. Bulletin of the Simcoe County Pioneer and Historical Society, November 1911, pp. 13-16 … Continue reading

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