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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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The Robinson Homestead


THE ROBINSON HOMESTEAD 95 YEARS 1865 – 1960 Submitted and Preamble by Glenn Mount, Huntsville  I do not know the author of this piece, but it is in papers from my mother, Mrs. Albert (Marjorie) Mount who lived on Conc. … Continue reading

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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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more discussion about St. Ignace II and other Huron Village sites in Tay Township


I caught a question re St. Ignace and a small discussion ensued involving John Raynor of the huronia Chapter of the Ontario Archaeological Society, Steve Catlin, Archivist of Martyrs’ Shrine, and here is a link to a post from part … Continue reading

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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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A. F. Hunter re: St. Ignace


from Historic Sites of Tay by Andrew F. Hunter, M.A., reprinted from the Author’s “Notes on sites of Huron Villages in Tay” with Additions, Barrie Ontario, 1911. Bulletin of the Simcoe County Pioneer and Historical Society, November 1911, pp. 13-16 … Continue reading

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