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"To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child.  For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history?"  Marcus Tullius Cirero (106 BC to 43 BC)

 
At present, this collection is mainly for Ontario, Canada.  We would welcome your contributions to this list.  We plan to eventually list places and events throughout Canada and the United States.

If you have a place or an event that you would like listed here, please   contact us   with the event, location, and a brief description.

Petroglyphs Provincial Park

 If you would like to get more information on any of the Provincial or Federal parks that are listed here please go to the Ontario Parks official website.
Thunder Bay
Location: Northeastern region of Ontario
Description: Visit Fort William Historical Park for a view of life in 1815. 
Open: There are daily tours between 10 am and 4 pm. 
  Phone: (807) 473-2344 Link
Fushimi Lake Ontario Provincial Park
Location: Northeastern region of Ontario
Description: Located near Hearst, this lake has been a favorite fishing spot for 800 years. 
Open: Year Round (Use the 705-372-2209 phone number if it's September to April)
  Phone: (705) 362-4164 Map
Lake Superior Ontario Provincial Park
Location: Northeastern region of Ontario
Description: Another great location to view pictographs is at Agawa Rock. 
Open: Year Round
  Phone: (705) 856-2284 Map
Missinaibi Ontario Provincial Park
Location: Northeastern region of Ontario
Description: Location of the Missinaibi River all the way to James Bay, following this historic fur-trading route.  Camp and follow the shores of Missinaibi Lake to see hundreds of ancient rock paintings.
Open: Year Round (Call 864-3114 Sept-Apr)
  Phone: (705) 234-2222 Map
Pancake Bay Ontario Provincial Park
Location: Northeastern region of Ontario
Description: Voyageurs once stopped here regularly, left with only enough flour to make pancakes.  From here they went to nearby Sault Ste. Marie to restock their supplies.
Open: Year Round 
  Phone: (705) 882-2209 Map
Tidewater Ontario Provincial Park
Location: Northeastern region of Ontario
Description: Tidewater is 20 kilometers from James Bay and is made up of five islands.  This is Cree country and the site of the first Hudson’s Bay Company trading post at Moose Factory.
Open: Year Round 
  Phone: (705) 336-1209 Map

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1314 Hybla Road RR 5
Bancroft, ON
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