Books

Bones of the Ancestors

Ronald F. Williamson and Susan Pfeiffer

In 1997, an Iroquoian ossuary dating to the thirteenth century containing the remains of at least 87 people was accidentally discovered in Toronto. The pit was excavated and recorded. Detailed mapping... Read More

Government on Fire

Frank Dieterman and Ron Williamson

Government on Fire presents a lively account of the discovery and delineation of an important historical and archaeological site for Toronto and beyond. It also suggests some lessons for urban planner... Read More

Legacy of Stone

Ron Williamson and Rob MacDonald

Co-authored by Ron Williamson and Rob MacDonald, and published in association with the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority and eastendbooks. Legacy of Stone was the winner of the Ontario Ar... Read More

Taming the Taxonomy

Ronald F Williamson and Christopher M. Watts

Taming the Taxonomy is the published proceedings of the 1997 joint Ontario Archaeological Society and Midwestern Archaeological Conference symposium. This publication, which was co-edited by Chris Wat... Read More

The Parsons Site

Lanna Crucefix

Northwest of Finch Avenue and Keele Street in North York, on a promontory overlooking Black Creek, there is more evidence of Ontario's fascinating archaeological heritage. Parsons (AkGv-8) is a Late I... Read More

Toronto: An Illustrated History of Its First 12,000 Years

Ronald F. Williamson (Editor), Chris Andreae, Carl Benn, Peter J. Carruthers, Roger Hall, Robert MacDonald

From the final retreat of the Laurentide Ice Sheet to its emergence as a Canada's leading city, this book explores the evolution of Toronto over the past 12,000 years. Five knowledgeable historians... Read More