Aboriginal Wigwam, Sainte-Marie among the Hurons was a French Jesuit settlement in Wendake, the land of the Wendat, near modern Midland, Ontario, from 1639 to 1649. It was the first European settlement in what is now the province of Ontario. Eight missionaries from Sainte-Marie were martyred, and were canonized by the Roman Catholic Church in 1930. Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons is a National Historic Site of Canada and a reconstruction of the mission now operates as a living museum.

Aboriginal Wigwam, Sainte-Marie among the Hurons was a French Jesuit settlement in Wendake, the land of the Wendat, near modern Midland, Ontario, from 1639 to 1649. It was the first European settlement in what is now the province of Ontario. Eight missionaries from Sainte-Marie were martyred, and were canonized by the Roman Catholic Church in 1930. Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons is a National Historic Site of Canada and a reconstruction of the mission now operates as a living museum.

Upper Canada, Map

Upper Canada, the predecessor of modern Ontario, was created in 1791 by the division of the old colony of Quebec into Lower Canada in the east and Upper Canada in the west.

Many people associate "chinking & caulking" with Adirondack design. This method of cabin building was frequently used by European settlers in both Canada and North America. There are still many cabins both old and new in the mountain areas of the United States that include this construction technique. One might refer to it as the "poor man's Adirondack style."

Many people associate "chinking & caulking" with Adirondack design. This method of cabin building was frequently used by European settlers in both Canada and North America. There are still many cabins both old and new in the mountain areas of the United States that include this construction technique. One might refer to it as the "poor man's Adirondack style."

Louis Jolliet (September 21, 1645 – last seen May 1700), also known as Louis Joliet, was a Canadian explorer known for his discoveries in North America. Jolliet and Jesuit Father Jacques Marquette, a Catholic priest and missionary, were the first Europeans to explore and map much of the Mississippi River in 1673.

Louis Jolliet September 21 1645 last seen May 1700 was a French Canadian explorer known for his discoveries in North America Jolliet and Jesuit Father J

Blacksmith at work - Upper Canada Village

Blacksmith at work - Upper Canada Village Summer 1976

Our home and native land. @Hannah Grimson

A New Map of Upper & Lower Canada, From the Latest Authorities … 1807 - Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.

early settlers | Early Settlers making Maple Sugar

Learn how sap from maple trees is turned into Maple Syrup at the Malabar farm state park maple syrup festival. Enjoy maple sugar and syrup samples.

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