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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  • We participated in the First Light Event held here. My younger cousins had a great time participating in the different activities directed to the kids. The adults enjoyed as well the rich history this...  more »
  • Visited the First Light Celebration at Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons for a second time. This year was even better than last year as we were lucky enough to experience the night on a snow covered eveni...  more »
  • There is still time to go up to Midland this year to walk or take the shuttle up to the church. I took the shuttle up and walked back down to the settlement. The 6000 candles that lit the way was an a...  more »
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  • Great place to learn. It was built over the old foundations as accurately as possible. The workers are very informative and are dressed up to play their part. Worthwhile to see
  • The staff here is friendly and helpful. Always a great time with the whole family. The crafts and interactive features are fantastic.
  • Cool Native Village. Great history and staff are dressed in period costume. Neat place to check out with the kids.
  • Great place to dive into the history about Ontario‚Äôs first European Community, very friendly staff, they are dressed it the costumes to ensure you have the right experience of history.
  • Nice place, people friendly, but they close 5pm And u Need 2hours to see everything so make sure that u arrive there before 3pm

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