At one time even aboriginal grave sites were violated to accommodate development.
In October 2008, Amick Consultants Limited, archaeological consultants from Port McNicoll and London, ON recommended a Stage 2 assessment at the following two sites:
- the Anten Mills well site – 1053 Coughlin Road and
- the Russell Road well site – Road Allowance Concessions 2 and 3.
The say this because they view these sites as having a “high potential for archaeological resources of First Nations origin”
— Class Environmental Assessment Study for the Midhurst Water, Wastewater and Transportation Master Plan – Phase 1 and 2 Report, Ainley Group, July 2009, p. 21 & 22