Surveying routes through uncharted lands with clear mountain rivers and snow-capped mountain passes were all part of the job for David Thompson. Discovering the Athabasca Pass near Jasper, Alberta, was fundamental in linking Canada’s fur traders to the Pacific Ocean. Hikers can still experience the same untouched wilderness.

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Huron Historical Gaol


110 North Street, Goderich, ON  N7A 2T8

Monday – Saturday: 10:00 am—16:30 pm, Sunday: 13:00-16:30 pm

The Huron County Museum is located in the original old Central School, erected in 1856. The original Museum collection was brought together by Mr. Joseph Herbert Neill (1884-1969) as a result of a lifetime of collecting.Read more…