Tag Archives: Ste. Marie Among the Hurons

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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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 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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David Wencer – reflections on the CHO conference in Midland June 2013


Mr. Wencer attended the Community Heritage Ontario conference in Midland, Ontario in June 2013.  The link is to his blog post about the conference. Interesting reading. http://davidwencer.wordpress.com/2013/06/16/reflections-on-the-2013-ontario-heritage-conference/

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Ontario Heritage Conference June 6 – 9, 2013


An Invitation The Ontario Heritage Conference 2013 happens in Historic Huronia, June 7 – 9, 2013! Our theme:  Rediscover the Past to Enhance the  Future,                                                                  the role of heritage in economic development Your hosts are the Local Organizing Committee, including … 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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