938. Huronia Regional Center
Huronia Regional Center was also known as Ontario Hospital School and Orillia Asylum for Idiots was opened in 1876. It closed in 2009.
It has its own cemetery consisting of 1440 unmarked graves and 571 numbered graves. Some have since been removed.
After the closure the authorities apologizes and compensated some of the victims for the abuse they suffered at the facility.
It could not have been fun to be there as a child.
- Huronia Regional Centre (Wikipedia)
- The history (Remember every name)
- A Mohawk Huronia Regional Centre survivor speaks out about the abuse he says he endured (Global News)
- Her brothers suffered abuse and neglect at Huronia care centre. Now she’s telling their story (CBC)