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It was settled by primarily ethnic British colonists, starting in the s. Many of the smaller rural communities have been preserved and function as provincially significant historic sites and museums. This was Aboriginal territory for thousands of years.
The Wyandot called the Huron by Europeans , who spoke an Iroquoian language , were the historic people living here in the 15th century. Archeological remains of a large village have been found here, known as the Draper Site. There they encountered French explorers in the early 17th century, followed by missionaries and fur traders.
The first recorded history of this area was made in , when French Jesuit missionary François de Salignac de la Mothe-Fénelon noted reaching what he called the Seneca more likely Onondaga village of Gandatsetiagon, on the shores of Frenchman's Bay for whom it would be named for. The Onondaga and other Iroquois generally occupied territory to the south and west of Lakes Ontario and Erie in present-day New York, extending into Pennsylvania and the Ohio Valley, where they maintained hunting grounds.
Fenelon wintered at the village and started missionary work with this people. They likely completed survey of the township about ; British colonial settlers were steadily migrating into the area from eastern areas of Canada. In the census, Pickering had residents —40 more than neighbouring Scarborough.
A large influx of Quaker immigrants from the eastern United States arrived in the early s. Pickering was represented in the Mackenzie Rebellion of One of the leaders, Peter Matthews , had formerly been one of the most prominent members of the community.
In , the southeastern portion of the township became the independent town of Ajax. Ontario County, Ontario became Durham Region in , and some of the town lines were modified. As a result, one of the population centres of the original township, Pickering Village , became part of Ajax, along with its secondary school. The southern part of the city is mainly suburban , with industrial areas restricted to the area around Pickering Nuclear Generating Station.
Most of the suburban areas were built as subdivisions after World War II , starting in the area around Frenchman's Bay. Prior to the war, the few suburban areas in the township were the communities of Dunbarton, Fairport Beach, Liverpool Market, and Rouge Hill.
Squires Beach, located by the lakeshore in the southeast part of the city, is now a ghost town. The northern part of the municipality is mainly rural , primarily used for agricultural purposes. However, a number of residential developments are found in this area, and the locally controversial Seaton area also falls within this part of the city. The primary rural communities in Pickering are Claremont , Brougham , and Whitevale ; a number of smaller communities exist throughout northern Pickering such as Greenwood.
Cherrywood, another hamlet in Pickering,  is one of the few areas that are protected within the Greenbelt. Most of these communities were founded in the s and s and have churches and historic estates that have been restored through government funding.
The television shows Hannibal Suits present , and American Gods have filmed extensively in Whitevale and in other locations in Pickering. Nautical Village is located at Frenchman's Bay and features entertainment, a playground, a boardwalk, restaurants, shops and an art gallery.
Pickering has experienced rapid growth in the post-war period in the second half of the twentieth century. Toronto's continuing growth led to more people moving into Pickering. Between and , the municipality experienced a growth rate of
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