Wednesday, February 26, 2020

A History of Wyebridge

   Presented by Bonnie Reynolds           

at 7 pm on Wednesday, March 11th in the Thompson Rm.
of the North Simcoe Recreation Centre, Midland, Ontario





Bonnie Reynolds was born and raised on the family farm located just north of Wyebridge. Her ancestors moved to the area in 1868 and were active members in the Tiny Township community.  Bonnie continues this tradition. She graduated from university with a History major, worked for the MNR on local historical projects and recently retired, after 37 years, as librarian in the Children’ s section of the Midland Public Library. She is an award winning historian and gifted storyteller whose extensive knowledge of Tiny Township continues to be a valuable resource for those researching local history and genealogy.


Open to the public   -   No admission charge


Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Bridging the Narrows



Please join us for a presentation on the

Mnijikaning Fish Weirs
with Janet Turner & Elder Mark Douglas



 7 pm on Wednesday, February 12th  
in the Thompson Room

of the North Simcoe Recreation Centre,
Midland, Ontario

Janet Turner is an educator with the S.C.D.S.B. and a former
 avocational archaeologist. Mark Douglas is an elder at the Rama First Nations. Together they will present archaeological, historical and aboriginal stories of this millennia old National Historical Site located at Atherley Narrows in Orillia. As well, they will discuss the preservation and  protection of the 1000s of wooden stakes embedded in the silt and a proposed interpretive centre and bridge at ‘The Narrows’ that will foster awareness of the site’s spiritual and cultural importance to the Huron and Anishnabek who harvested fish there.

Open to the public   -   No admission charge