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In 1982, the government recognized the Mnjikaning Fish Weirs as a National Historical Site. In conjunction with Parks Canada and the Mnjikaning Fish Fence Circle, strategic plans are in development to protect and promote the weirs located in our…

Situated in Ontario Provincial Police General Headquarters, the Museum is open to the public Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (closed statutory holidays). Free admission. Come and discover more than 100 years of proud policing tradition…

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is located in the historic 1894 Sir Sam Steele Memorial Building in the heart of downtown Orillia’s shopping and restaurant district. This unique art gallery and museum presents significant art &…

In the very heart of Orillia sits a fairy-tale building, and inside that building, legends are born. Since 1895, the city has dreamed, laughed, wept and fought inside the Orillia Opera House. Many of the city’s defining moments have taken…

The Oro African Methodist Episcopal Church re-opened its doors to the public on August 19, 2016 thanks to the support of hundreds across Canada and the USA. On behalf of the Township of Oro-Medonte Council and Staff, we wish to extend our deepest…

The Ramara Historical Society was established to research, document, collect, classify, preserve and edit material illustrating the founding, settlement and development of the former townships of Rama and Mara, which is the geographical area now…

The hiking trail starts in the south at the historic fish weirs that were built by the Mnjikaning First Nation people.“Mnjikaning” is an Ojibway word meaning “the place of the fish fence.” The trail follows the abandoned CN…

Ontario’s first European Community, Sainte-Marie among the Hurons was the headquarters for the French Jesuit Mission to the Huron Wendat people. In 1639, the Jesuits, along with French lay workers, began construction of a fenced community that…

Location & History The Coldwater Memorial Branch is located at 31 Coldwater Road, in the middle of Coldwater’s business district. From our front windows, we have a superb view of the old gristmill with the Coldwater River flowing past.…

The Simcoe County Museum was created in 1928 by Women’s Institute members Mrs. C.P. Stocking and Mrs. R.A. Sutherland. The collection was first displayed at the Barrie Public Library, then the Barrie Registry Office. In the 1950s, the County…