Monthly Archives: November 2013

“The Dean of Elevator Builders”


James Shaw of Port McNicoll Jim Shaw was dubbed “the Dean of Elevator Builders” by his peers. After 1919 he made his home in Port McNicoll, where he is best known for his role as Superintendent of the Port McNicoll … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget


In towns across Huronia November 11 is a poignant day of remembrance. In Waubaushene a small group, ages 8 – 80, gathered in Veterans Memorial Park to honour those townspeople who gave their lives in the two world wars. World … Continue reading

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Retiring Museum director Jamie Hunter 2 videos – recalling his start at the Huronia Museum


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JAMIE HUNTER Two video clips interviewing Jamie Hunter on his early interest in history and his first day at the Huronia Museum: Videographer Bill Gibson, Huronia Museum volunteer

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Tay Township slips into Winter – photos


Some photos taken on November 19, 2013, some near St. Ignace, probably the 17th Century Huron Village Site where St. Jean de Brebeuf and St. Gabriel Lalemant were martyred in 1649 along with many Christian Hurons by warring Iroquois.   … Continue reading

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Your Invitation to Join the Tay Heritage Committee


Applications for Volunteers Tay Heritage Committee The Tay Heritage Committee is appointed by By-law, by Council. The Committee’s role is to identify an inventory of heritage resources in the Township to foster their protection and preservation, and to promote heritage … Continue reading

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Ontario Archaeology presentation at the Huronia Museum on Nov. 14, 2013


ONTARIO ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY HURONIA CHAPTER 2012 November 14 7:00 PM   Susan M. Jamieson Before Ontario: The Archaeology of a Province Edited. by Merritt K. Munson and Susan Jamieson, McGill-Queens University Press $39.95, copies available for sale at the museum … Continue reading

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