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Joseph Le Caron

Trans-Canada Trail, Penetanguishene ON, L9M 1M8 Canada

1586 1632

Joseph Le Caron is one of four pioneer missionaries of Canada and the second European to land in Huronia. Born in 1586, Le Caron was a Catholic Priest who arrived in Huronia in 1615, shortly before Samuel de Champlain establishing a relationship the native Huron Wendat. On August 12, 1615, he held the first Catholic mass in Ontario at Carhagouha, located near the village of Lafontaine in the Penetanguishene area.


Trans-Canada Trail, Penetanguishene ON, L9M 1M8 Canada


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