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Saint Ignace II – 1645 Rosemount Road


                                          The early history of North Simcoe stretches back many centuries before the onset of development and industry. Then, some … Continue reading

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July 12, 2012 Ontario Archaeological Society Huronia Chapter Meeting Speaker: Hugh Barnett — After Huronia: Migration, marriage and industry of Huron-Ouendat women in the years following 1650


July 12, 2012 Ontario Archaeological Society Huronia Chapter Meeting Speaker: Hugh Barnett – After Huronia: Migration, marriage and industry of Huron-Ouendat women in the years following 1650 Contrary to what many of us are taught in our grade school history … Continue reading

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A History of Waubaushene


Waubaushene Waterfront, c1920 Waubaushene is a charming community of several hundred full-time and cottage residents in Tay Township on the south eastern shore of Georgian Bay.  “Waubaushene” is a First Nations word, possibly meaning “land of the rocky marsh”. The … Continue reading

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A History of Victoria Harbour


Victoria Harbour, having celebrated the centennial of its incorporation in 1911, is a charming community of several hundred full-time and cottage residents in Tay Township on the southeast shore of Georgian Bay. The historic core of the village is centred … Continue reading

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First Cat in Huronia, 1623


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

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