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Saint Marie Among the Hurons
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Considered the first European settlement in Ontario. Akin to 'Pioneer Village' in North Toronto (if you've been).
Ontario's first European Community, Sainte-Marie among the Hurons was the headquarters for the French Jesuit Mission to the Huron Wendat people. In 1639, the Jesuits, along with French lay workers, began construction of a fenced community that included barracks, a church, workshops, residences, and…
Immerse yourselves in a piece of Canadian history with a visit to the recreated Ste. Marie Among the Hurons. Experience storytelling around the fire in an Indian longhouse, watch a blacksmith at work, make candles or other old time crafts, and more. The highlight is in late November, when thousands…
The historic site preserves a significant aspect of the region's heritage, hosts seasonal special events, and rents Fat Bikes to the public. You can get there via the Tay Shore Trail! We include free passes to Ste. Marie in our fees, so please inquire if you are interested in going.