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Tay Township Introduces “Museum Town” QR-Based Heritage Signage


“Museum Town” is an initiative by the Tay Township Heritage Committee, in partnership with the Huronia Museum, designed to help preserve the identity, history and memory of Tay Township.   Left to Right: Lynda Hook, Tay Heritage Committee, Nahanni Born,Huronia  … Continue reading

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NEWTON FAMILY HISTORY


Submitted and Preamble by Glenn Mount, Huntsville, 2006              This piece is in papers from my mother, Mrs. Albert (Marjorie) Mount who lived on Conc. 5 (Reeves Rd.). Marjorie Mount often wrote articles on her family or local events. These … 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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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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advertisements 1916 and 1919 The New Era – Victoria Harbour newspaper

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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

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Peopling of the Americas


Huronia Chapter of the Ontario Archaeological Society Bill Fox, Parks Canada Ontario Old Controversies and New Theories: The Peopling of the Americas – Insights and New Developments As you may recall from school, for a long time educators taught the … Continue reading

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