Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons, Midland

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Take a step back in Canada's history at Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons, site of Ontario's first European community and headquarters for the French Jesuit Mission to the Huron Wendat people. Established in 1639, settlers built a fenced town of barracks, workshops, residences, and a church. In 1649, in response to repeated attacks from the rival Iriquois nation, the residents burned their homes and fled. Today, the recreated community brings the mission's fascinating story to life as a historical site and living museum. Take a guided or self-guided tour to experience and learn about this era. PutSainte-Marie Among the Hurons into our Midland trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Good piece of history. Didn't know about the Wendats. Self guided so very quiet to look around. Some things were closed because of Covid  more »
  • This historic location offers free admission if you are a First Responder. They just took my word as I could have shown proof of this. Self guided tour and your own leisurely pace. It has been a...  more »

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