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The Ontario Archaeological Society is a registered charitable organization that promotes the ethical practice of archaeology. For regulatory information consult the Ontario Heritage Act.



Ontario Archaeological Society - Huronia Chapter
This chapter of the Ontario Archaeological Society (OAS) was re-established in 2007.  It is working on a number of projects associated with the 400th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain's visit to Huronia, 2015.

The Ontario Archaeological Society is a registered charitable organization that promotes the ethical practice of archaeology.

Ontario's historic and prehistoric resources are continually being destroyed by urban, commercial and industrial development.

The general public, students and professional alike are encouraged to become members of the Society and to support its co-ordinating role in helping to record and preserve our non-renewable cultural heritage. 

Huronia Chapter Monthly Meetings:
second Thursday of the month at the Huronia Museum, King Street, Midland, Ontario starting at 7:00 PM - the presentation portion of the meeting is open to the public, with the business meeting which follows in the same evening is for members only.



Executive for 2013
President John Raynor
Vice President Jamie Hunter
Treasurer Kristin Thor
Secretary Marg Raynor


Newsletter The Pot, quarterly on or about the first day of the seasons.
Bulletin The Sherd, irregularly between quarterly newsletters.

Huronia Chapter of the OAS website is found at
http://huronia.ontarioarchaeology.on.ca/

Mailing Address:
c/o Huronia Museum
549 Little Lake Park,
PO Box 638, Midland, Ontario L4R 4P4

Special thanks to Jamie Hunter and the Huronia Museum for all their help and assistance.

Rules of this Blog
Blog Aim: help in the discovery and preservation of the earliest history of Huronia (Simcoe Co. in Ontario Canada) and serve as a forum for discussion of the historic record and archaeology of this area with some concentration on the period of Huron settlement and French "contact". Please feel free to comment, or join and place a post.  

Blog contents do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the OAS or the Huronia Chapter.

A blog runs on postings but more importantly on the dynamics of dialogue, discussion through comments. A standard web page is largely a one way communication device. A successful blog fosters two way or multi-way communication.

Comments are moderated.
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  3. Respect others. Treat them as you would have them treat you.
  4. Constructive ideas are desired.
  5. Destructive attacks will not be tolerated.
  6. If it is not your original writing or other material then cite sources, respect copyright.
  7. Reflect on the impact of what you post with particular attention to archaeological sites.
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  10. All comments are moderated and do not appear instantly in the blog.
Neither the Huronia Chapter of the OAS  nor the moderator or administrators of this blog are responsible for preserving blog postings of text or photos, although some efforts will be made to archive material posted to the blog, it is not guaranteed. Any user of the blog who wants to guarantee that their comments or other material posted are preserved should keep their own copy on their own pc or storage media.

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