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St. John’s Church Complex in Waubaushene Destroyed by Fire, November 1916

                  The Roman Catholic Church presence in Waubaushene dates back to the town’s beginnings as a lumbering centre in 1861. In that year William Hall established a mill on the shore line east from what is now Pine Street. As … Continue reading

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Heritage Bridge in Waubaushene is Reconstructed

The Duck Bay Road Bridge spans Matchedash Bay at Waubaushene.                                                               Duck Bay Road Bridge 2012 It was built in 1927 to connect the lands on the eastern and southern shores of Georgian Bay.                                                                                                                                     Historical           … Continue reading

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13th Annual Winter Carnival Feb. 7-9

Tay Township’s Frosty Frolics Winter Carnival February 7-9, 2014 Activities for the Whole Family all Weekend Long! Visit for a complete activity listing

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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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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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HERITAGE AWARD – Stayner’s Jane Cooper-Wilson

Stayner’s Jane Cooper-Wilson was presented The Ontario Historical Society’s 2012 Carnochan Award at a special ceremony in Hagersville on June 22. The award recognizes a person for their many years of service to the Ontario heritage community. Cooper-Wilson was the … Continue reading

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goods at the Farmers Market in Victoria Harbour

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2013 Canada Day Parade photos

from the parade in Victoria Harbour, Ontario on June 29, 2013

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First Light at Ste Marie Among the Hurons

FIRST LIGHT event at Ste. Marie Among the Hurons, Tay Township, Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada. Ste.Marie Among the Hurons is a reconstructed fortified French Mission that existed for ten years among the Huron nation. It was burned in 1649 during … Continue reading

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FYI article link Smith Falls Heritage Symposium

On October 26, 2012, the Smith Falls Municipal Heritage Committee organized “Our Mainstreets” a Rural Heritage Preservation Symposium.

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