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2015 Ontario Archeological Society Symposium


The annual symposium of the Ontario Archeological Society (OAS) was held at the Best Western Conference Centre, Midland, on October 16 – 18 2015 Hosted by the Huronia Chapter (Midland) of the OAS, some 300+ attendees included 50+ Quebec Wendat … Continue reading

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Some new thoughts about St. Ignace II location


http://uwww.oashuroniachapter.com/2013/02/when-distance-matters.html Recent discussion between Steve Catlin, Martyrs Shrine Archivist, and John Raynor, President of the Huronia Chapter of the Ontario Archaeological Society  

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April snow melt waters racing


Sturgeon River, just south of Hwy 12 and west of Waubaushene in Tay Township in central Ontario. Camera Fujifilm S8200, Videographer standing safely, cautiously on a bridge. Please everyone stay away from banks and creek edges this Spring, they are … 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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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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Ontario Heritage Conference Brings Big Economic Boost to Huronia


The Ontario Heritage Conference 2013 took place in Midland, Penetanguishene and the Township of Tay on Friday June 7 and Saturday June 8, with pre conference activities on Thursday June 6 and Annual General Meetings of three heritage organizations on Sunday  June … Continue reading

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