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Indian Flint Bed, The

Outcroppings of chert along the shoreline of Lake Huron provided aboriginal inhabitants with flint for fashioning arrow points and spearheads. Scientific analysis suggests that these flint beds were used from 700 BC until the advent of European trade goods in the 17th century.

Location

In front of the water station in Ipperwash Provincial Park - 3 km north of Highway 21 on County Road 6

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Lambton

Municipality: Ipperwash Provincial Park

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