New book by David Yates!

David Yates has just published his fourth book – The Time of Our Lives – almost 60 stories of the post WWII years to 2011…stories many of us will remember. for information on ordering

Wanted – stories of Dutch immigration to SW Ontario

We are compiling stories of those of Dutch heritage coming to SW Ontario, especially Huron Co.  They can be half a page to 30 pages. Please submit by 31 Dec 2021. Stories describing…life in the Netherlands, deciding when and where to immigrate, the trip to Ontario, challenges faced here, how they coped, and how they have maintained their culture, etc Please submit any stories, comments or questions to Deb McAuslan at [email protected] or P.O.Box 1559, Clinton, ON  N0M 1L0.  Huron Branch, […]

Dutch Roots?

Post WWII saw a significant immigration of people from the Netherlands to Huron Co (and SW Ontario) and their contributions to Huron are well known. We are pleased to have a webinar on 8th of January 2022 for those searching their Dutch roots in the Netherlands!

Treaty people

On July 10, 1827 Upper Canada Treaties signed Treaty #29 with Wawanosh, Osawip, Shashawinibisie, Puninince, Negig, Cheebican, Mukatwokijigo, Mshikinaibik, Animikince, Peetawtick, Shawanipinisse, Saganash, Anottowin, Penessiwagum, Shaioukima, Chekateyan, Mokeetchiwan and Quaikeegon, Chiefs and Principal Men of that part of the Chippewa Nation. In 1836 Treaty #45 1/2 was signed with the Saukin peoples. To read more

The Attawandaron: Huron’s First People by David Yates

Under resources – County History – read David Yates article on the early Indigenous people of Huron County area, read a pdf “Great Lakes Aboriginal History in Cultural Context” by Darlene Johnston, and find a link to the Treaties active in Huron Co.