Walker Site National Historic Site of Canada

Onondaga, Ontario
Place holder (© Parks Canada / Parcs Canada, 2011)
Place holder
(© Parks Canada / Parcs Canada, 2011)
Address : Onondaga, Ontario

Recognition Statute: Historic Sites and Monuments Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. H-4)
Designation Date: 1982-06-12

Event, Person, Organization:
  • Jesuit  (Organization)
  • Neutral Confederacy  (People, group)
Other Name(s):
  • Walker Site  (Designation Name)
  • Borden AgHa-9  (Other Name)
Research Report Number: 1982-SUA, 2012-CED-SDC-003

Commemorative Intent

Walker Site was designated a national historic site in 1982 because: it is the largest late-contact period Neutral village, with extensive middens, habitation areas and dispersed burials; and it is believed to have been the capital of the Neutral Confederacy and the site of the Jesuit mission of Notre-Dame-des-Anges

Sources: Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, Minutes, 1985, January 2012.