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. Put Sainte-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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  • Really enjoyed our visit here - much better than we were expecting - would definitely recommend. We used the audio guides, which we thought were pretty good.  more »
  • I loved this place as a kid and it still do. Another must while in Midland. Great experience for kids and adults alike. I wish I had more time to take photos and really take my time. It feels so much ...  more »
  • Behind a solid pallisade became a full French mission station from the 17th century rebuilt. The audio guides give you a lot of interesting information. Volunteers leave the mission post again come to life and tell you more about how it there then.
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