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Louis Brousseau and the Chicago World’s Fair

Many long-term residents of this area will remember the name Louis Brousseau,      well-known for delivering fresh vegetables and berries from his island garden to the towns along the southern shores of Georgian Bay. His nicknames of “Onion King” and “Cranberry Brousseau” … Continue reading

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Tay Township Santa Claus Parade

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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30th annual Portarama celebration this year May 15th-18th In Port McNicoll.  Fun for the whole family.   see http://www.tay.township.on.ca/Community/Portarama/index.htm

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Ribbon cutting at the Range light in Victoria Harbour

photos from the ribbon cutting at the range light on August 15, 2012 Bandana Construction did the renovation work on the light.

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Public Archaeology Day – August 11th and 12th

The Ontario Archaeological Society‘s Huronia Chapter in cooperation with Simcoe County Forests and the support of the OAS is hosting a limited dig at a site within a county forest located between Midland and Penetang on August 11th and 12th, … Continue reading

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Ontario Heritage Conference – Kingston – June, 2012

The Ontario Heritage Conference 2012 was held in Kingston over 4 days: Thursday to Sunday, May 31 to June 3. Organized under the auspices of Community Heritage Ontario and the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, this year’s theme was:  Beyond Borders: … Continue reading

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possible public archaeology day in our area

The Huronia Chapter of the Ontario Archaeology Society is working to arrange a public archaeology day tentatively set for the August 11th 12th weekend. The location planned but not yet confirmed completely is a newly discovered Huron Wendat village site. … Continue reading

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