Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Southwold Earthworks and searching your Native History in Elgin County Ontario

For those researchers tracing their native roots in Southwold Township, Elgin County near Iona Ontario you may find the following links on the Southwold Earthworks helpful. It is believed these earthworks were inhabited about 1450 to 1550. They are located west of St Thomas, Ontario Canada on a tributary of Talbot Creek. Further details can be found in the links provided. These early inhabitants were Attiwandaronk, and their village remains are also described in the references. These remains are still visible today.

In 1923 Parks Canada recognized the earthworks as a National Historic Site

Historic Marker

Tweedsmuir History – Southwold Earthworks

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