Thanks to Michelle Gouett, her team of dedicated workers, and the participation of some 35 area entries, Santa arrived in Waubaushene on November 29 to the delight of hundreds of local residents. Our Tay Heritage Committee float followed the Colour … Continue reading
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Community newspapers give a fascinating look into the daily life of the people who once lived in our communities. Ads for trucks, tobacco, lye, wax to seal mason jars, seeds, clothing, and pain relievers. Ads from companies seeking furs and … Continue reading
A new heritage-related ibroadcast internet television show premiered on January 14, 2013. This show is available only on the internet. Heritage Places focuses on beautiful historic architecture in Canada. 22 minute episodes are available for one week at ibitv.org. for more … Continue reading
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
Dear Municipal Heritage Committee Chairperson, I’m pleased to share the Ontario Heritage Trust’s announcement of the recent addition of two new pages on the Trust’s website. A page focusing on Heritage Conservation Districts has been launched. It provides detailed information … Continue reading
According to Elsie M. Jury (she and husband Wilfrid Jury were key players in the development of Ste. Marie Among the Hurons) in her article on Toanché of the Hurons, Canadian Geographical Journal February 1967, the first cat came to … Continue reading
Posted in First Nations, history, Huron - Wendat, Huronia 1600s, information
Tagged Étienne Brûlé, Canada, Cat, Huronia, Huronia Museum, local history, Penetanguishene, Quebec, Wilfrid Jury, Wyandot people
War of 1812 Bicentennial Event: April to September Church and Cemetery Tours -St. James on the Line, Penetanguishene – http://www.anglicanparish.ca War of 1812 Bicentennial Event: May to June and September: War of 1812 Education Programme – Discovery Harbour Historic Site, … Continue reading
This is a sample post for a designated heritage building in Victoria Harbour. For further details see the link to the information sheet on the area (” Victoria Harbour”) tab .
Posted in architecture, designated buildings, history, information, photos, Victoria Harbour
Tagged architecture, cultural heritage, heritage, photography, Tay Township, Victoria Harbour