Monday, August 26, 2019

Research into the evolution of the three earliest buildings of Sainte Marie.

Please join us for a presentation by
Jim Shropshire
on his research into the evolution of the three earliest buildings at the Jesuit mission of Sainte Marie I, based on Kenneth Kidd’s archaeological excavations of the site from 1940 to 1941.

Jim Shropshire's interest in archaeology began in the early 1960's when he was living in Creemore.  Jim met local farmers who often turned up artifacts in their fields and archaeologists visiting the area.  Eventually, with his local knowledge as an asset, he worked for the Ministry of Lands and Forests, later the Ministry of Citizenship & Culture and on various archaeological sites in Huronia and southern Ontario. He's been a long-time member of the OAS, and served as President of the Toronto Chapter in the 1990's. He is currently a Huronia Chapter member and is presently conducting research at Sainte Marie I.

At 7pm on Wednesday, September 11th in the Thompson Room at the North Simcoe Recreation and Sports Centre, Midland, Ontario.
Open to the public – No admission charge

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