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History of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada

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Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada

Sault Sainte Marie, city, seat of Algoma district, south-central Ontario, Canada, on the north bank of St. Marys River, between Lakes Superior and Huron, opposite Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, U.S. The site was known to French explorers after the explorations of Étienne Brûlé (1622); it was named Sault Ste. Marie ("Rapids of Saint Mary") in 1669, when a Jesuit mission was established there by the French. As a part of New France, the area was ceded to the British in 1763, and in 1783 the North West Company founded a trading post there and built a small lock (completed in 1797–98) to handle canoes and small boats for trading purposes. The lock was destroyed by U.S. troops in the War of 1812 and rebuilt as a historical site late in the 19th century...

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  • Sault Ste. Marie - After the visit of Étienne Brûlé in 1623, the French called it "Sault de Gaston" in honour of Gaston, Duke of Orléans, the brother of King Louis XIII of France.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • In 1668, French Jesuit missionaries renamed it as Sault Sainte Marie, and established a mission settlement (present-day Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan) on the river's south bank.
    Later, a fur trading post was established and the settlement expanded to include both sides of the river. Sault Ste. Marie is one of the oldest...Read MORE...


  • War of 1812 - Since the Americans were unable to capture Fort Mackinac, the British forces retained control of Sault Ste. Marie.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1869 - Sault Ste Marie
    Sault Ste Marie. - The County Town of the District of Algoma, is situated on the north shore of St. Mary's River, at the foot of the rapids which...Read MORE...


  • In 1870, the United States refused to give the steamer Chicona, carrying Colonel Garnet Wolseley, permission to pass through the locks at Sault Ste Marie

    www.wikipedia.org

  • Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
    The Sault Ste. Marie Rapids

    1882 - Lucius O'Brien - Picturesque Canada (1882–84)
    Artwork
  • Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
    Village of Sault Ste. Marie

    1882 - Lucius O'Brien - Picturesque Canada (1882–84)
    Artwork
  • Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario was incorporated as a town in 1887

    www.wikipedia.org

  • In order to control their own water passage, the Canadians constructed the Sault Ste. Marie Canal, which was completed in 1895.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1895 - Sault Sainte Marie
    Sault Sainte Marie, a post-village and port of entry of Ontario, capital of the district of Algoma, on St. Mary's Strait, opposite Sault Sainte...Read MORE...


  • Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada

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  • Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
    Queen Street looking East from Brock Street
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  • Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
    Coffer Dam
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  • Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
    Lower Gates of Locks after great wreck of June 9, 1909
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  • Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
    Locks
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  • Sault Ste. Marie gained brief international notoriety in 1911 in the trial of Angelina Napolitano, the first person in Canada to use the battered woman defense for murder.

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  • Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario was incorporated as a city in 1912

    www.wikipedia.org



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The Sault Ste. Marie Rapids

1882 - Lucius O'Brien - Picturesque Canada (1882–84)
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Village of Sault Ste. Marie

1882 - Lucius O'Brien - Picturesque Canada (1882–84)
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Queen Street looking East from Brock Street
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Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
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Coffer Dam
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Lower Gates of Locks after great wreck of June 9, 1909
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Locks
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  • Sault Ste. Marie - After the visit of Étienne Brûlé in 1623, the French called it "Sault de Gaston" in honour of Gaston, Duke of Orléans, the brother of King Louis XIII of France.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • In 1668, French Jesuit missionaries renamed it as Sault Sainte Marie, and established a mission settlement (present-day Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan) on the river's south bank.
    Later, a fur trading post was established and the settlement expanded to include both sides of the river. Sault Ste. Marie is one of the oldest... Read MORE...

  • War of 1812 - Since the Americans were unable to capture Fort Mackinac, the British forces retained control of Sault Ste. Marie.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1869 - Sault Ste Marie
    Sault Ste Marie. - The County Town of the District of Algoma, is situated on the north shore of St. Mary's River, at the foot of the rapids which... Read MORE...

  • In 1870, the United States refused to give the steamer Chicona, carrying Colonel Garnet Wolseley, permission to pass through the locks at Sault Ste Marie

    www.wikipedia.org
  • Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario was incorporated as a town in 1887

    www.wikipedia.org
  • In order to control their own water passage, the Canadians constructed the Sault Ste. Marie Canal, which was completed in 1895.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1895 - Sault Sainte Marie
    Sault Sainte Marie, a post-village and port of entry of Ontario, capital of the district of Algoma, on St. Mary's Strait, opposite Sault Sainte... Read MORE...

  • Sault Ste. Marie gained brief international notoriety in 1911 in the trial of Angelina Napolitano, the first person in Canada to use the battered woman defense for murder.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario was incorporated as a city in 1912

    www.wikipedia.org

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