Selling Yesterday’s News: The Anatomy of Historical Newspapers

Selling Yesterday’s News: The Anatomy of Historical Newspapers

Kyle Pritchard, Special Project Coordinator for Huron’s digitized newspaper project, examines the types of content newspapers produced and how it changed over time to reflect the needs and demands of a growing community. You can search the newspapers yourself for free...
Huron Historic Settlements: Manchester

Huron Historic Settlements: Manchester

If you’re out touring County Roads this summer, you may notice some new brown and white heritage signs marking Huron County’s historic settlements. The project was initiated by the County’s Public Works Department as a way to remember these communities that once...
Deforestation to Reforestation

Deforestation to Reforestation

Written by Exhibit & Programs Assistant Karsten When hiking through or even driving past any of Huron County’s forests, you could easily believe that these forests have remained relatively unchanged for time immemorial. However, Huron County’s forests have had a...
A Perfect Way to Spend a Summer Day

A Perfect Way to Spend a Summer Day

In celebration of the launch of the Province’s #RediscoverON campaign to highlight all Ontario has to offer, Huron Historic Gaol outreach and engagement assistant Kyra has put together a perfect way to spend the day exploring all of our sites while enjoying the...
Behind the Bars: Virtual Q&A

Behind the Bars: Virtual Q&A

Meet the faces of the Huron Historic Gaol and learn about life Behind the Bars in this virtual Q & A on Facebook live. Join us Thursday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. on the Huron County Museum’s Facebook page to learn more about what it was like “behind the bars”...