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City of Sault Ste. Marie (Single Tier Algoma)

Phone : (705) 759-1483
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie, ON (Nearby: Goulais River, Garden River, Red Rock, Echo Bay, Searchmont)

  • 1902
  • 1903
  • 1907
  • 1909
  • 1904
  • 1906
  • Late Fall Trip
  • Whaleback?
  • 1907
  • Artist Series
  • 1910
  • 1909

451 Queen
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
P6A 6W1

Ontario Tourism Region : Northcentral Ontario

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 75,665. In Algoma Dist. on the St. Marys R., which connects Ls. Superior and Huron and Hwy 17 and the S terminus of the Algoma Central Railway, linked to Sault Ste. Marie, MI, by a railway bridge and highway bridge.
  • The Sault (pronounced Soo), as it's known, has always been a natural meeting place.
  • Long before Etienne Brule 'discovered' the rapids in 1622, Ojibwa tribes gathered near them because, in winter, the fast waters of the rapids were often the only open water for miles around, and whitefish could always be caught.
  • The First Nations Peoples called the place Pawating, meaning 'bounding or turbulent waters.' Brule named the place Sault de Gaston to honour Baptiste Gagnon, Duc d'Orleans, brother of Louis XIII and, at that time, heir to the throne of France.
  • In 1668 Pere Jacques Marquette established a mission at the site and named it Sainte Marie du Sault. The first of a series of locks to help boats past the rapids was built by the North West Company in 1798.
  • The post office opened as Sault Ste. Marie in 1846. In 1870 the United States refused to permit the steamer Chicora, carrying Col. Wolseley's Red River Expedition, to pass through the locks.
  • In 1814, Swiss-born Montreal fur trader Charles Ermatinger built a fine stone residence, which today is a museum and the oldest stone residence in Canada west of Toronto.
  • Postcards above used with permission from A Great Lakes Treasury of Old Postcards 2007 Lorenzo Marcolin, MD 176 pp. For Copies call the Huronia Museum 705 526 2844 or email

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  • S.S. Huronic
  • International Bridge
  • 1943
  • Michipicoten
  • 1937
  • Bears and the Old Blockade House
  • 1960s
  • Artist's Series

Visitors to this page: 14,820     This record last updated: December 3, 2014

Off the beaten track:
  • EastKorah, 1km
  • Fort Creek, 2km
  • Steelton, 4km
  • Odena, 3km
  • Buckley, 3km
  • Huckson Corners, 3km
  • Cedar Heights, 3km
  • McQueen, 3km
  • Broadview Gardens, 4km
  • Sault Ship Canal, 5km
  • Bayview, Sault Ste. Marie area, 4km
  • Brookfield, Sault Ste Marie area, 4km
  • The P Patch, 5km
  • Korah, 4km
  • Meadow Park, 7km
  • Manitou Park, 7km
  • Eastside, 7km
  • Heyden, 10km
  • Grandview Gardens, 8km
  • Carpin Beach, 11km
  • Island Lake, Sault Ste Marie area, 15km
  • Pointe aux Pins, 13km
  • French Bay, 12km
  • Pointe Louise, 15km
  • Kirby's Corner, 18km
  • Bourdages Corner, 19km
  • Goulais Bay, 19km
  • Pointe des Chênes, 15km
  • Red Rock, Sault Ste Marie area, 15km
  • Bellevue, 19km
  • Pointe des Chênes Park, 16km
  • Karalash Corners, 24km
  • Goulais Mission, 21km
  • Gros Cap, 18km
  • Havilland, 29km
  • Northland, 24km
  • Sand Bay, 25km
  • Harmony Beach, 32km
  • Horseshoe Bay, 32km
  • Echo River, 24km
  • Neebish, 29km
  • Laird, 28km
  • Glendale, Sault Ste. Marie area, 30km
  • Jones Landing, 38km
  • Bar River, 28km
  • Wabos, 34km
  • Searchmont, 33km
  • Sylvan Valley, 29km
  • Achigan, 39km
  • Lunar, 40km
Nearby Lakes:
  • Nettleton Lake, 4km
  • McIntyre Lake, 6km
  • Allard Lake, 6km
  • Moss Lake, 8km
  • Maki Lake, 10km
  • Heyden Lake, 11km
  • Redrock Lake, 11km
  • Finn Lake, 12km
  • Trout Lake, 11km
  • Kelly Lake, 13km
  • Crystal Lake, 11km
  • Johnson Lake, 12km
  • Lower Island Lake, 13km
  • Mabel Lake, 10km
  • Caribou Lake, 11km
  • Pants Lake, 13km
  • Belleau Lake, 11km
  • Syrette Lake, 11km
  • St. Joe Lake, 12km
  • Upper Island Lake, 15km
  • Gordon Lake, 13km
  • Mary Ann Lake, 14km
  • Little Lake George, 12km
  • Alexander Lake, 14km
  • Lake One, 15km
  • Herbert Lake, 14km
  • Legge Lake, 17km
  • Chub Lake, 16km
  • Ann Lake, 15km
  • Fillion Lake, 16km
  • Reserve Lake, 17km
  • Kaufman Lake, 18km
  • Prince Lake, 16km
  • Maud Lake, 16km
  • Elizabeth Lake, 17km
  • Quinn Lake, 21km
  • Grassy Lake, 18km
  • Sandy Lake, 18km
  • Weashkog Lake, 19km
  • Maple Lake, 22km
  • Walls Lake, 17km
  • Jarvis Lake, 20km
  • Brilliant Lake, 20km
  • Sill Lake, 25km
  • Robertson Lake, 25km
  • Christman Lake, 20km
  • Havilland Lake, 25km
  • Probyn Lake, 26km
  • Mystery Lake, 26km
  • Township Lake, 25km