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History of the Sault Ste. Marie canal

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Published by [s.n.] in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canals -- Ontario -- Sault Sainte Marie.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dwight H. Kelton.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 59188.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination24 p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16942990M
    ISBN 100665591888


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History of the Sault Ste. Marie canal by Dwight H. Kelton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sault Ste. Marie is the oldest city in Michigan and one of the oldest cities in the United States. Let us take a quick trip back in time to learn a little more about this historic place. Many thanks to Bernie Arbic and his book City of the Rapids for collecting.

Sault Ste. Marie is the oldest city in Michigan, and among the oldest cities in the United States. Over the course of our history, the flags of several sovereign nations have flown over the Sault. Over 2, years ago, Native Americans began to gather here for the wealth of fish and fur found along the rushing waters of the wide, turbulent.

The Sault Ste. Marie Canal is a National Historic Site in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, and is part of the national park system, managed by Parks includes a lock to bypass the rapids on the St.

Marys River. The first canal on the site opened inbut was destroyed in during the War of The latest canal dates toand formed part of the shipping route from the Coordinates: 46°30′46″N 84°21′05″W /.

Timeline and History of Sault Ste. Marie: Compiled by Mary M. June,revised Chippewa County Historical Society President, Mary June, graciously donated this Timeline and History of Sault Ste. Marie information. The City has a long and interesting history. The Sault Ste.

Marie Canal, a Parks Canada National Historic Site, is a major attraction, drawing visitors worldwide who marvel at this feat of engineering. A Glimpse Into The Past History is much.

Local History A Traditional Gathering Place The area that is now known as Sault Ste. Marie has been a traditional North American gathering place for millennia. The first inhabitants were the native Anishinaabe people-specifically members of.

Inthe Michigan Legislature approved a canal and lock at Sault Ste. Marie. Engineer John Almy drew plans for a canal and three locks, each with a 6-foot lift.

The project was contracted, and a workforce arrived at the Sault in May Restaurants near Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site: ( mi) Arturo's ( mi) Gliss Restaurant ( mi) Karl's Cuisine, Winery & Brewery ( mi) The Palace Mexican Restaurant & History of the Sault Ste.

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Skip to main content. This banner text can have markup Indian Names and History of the Sault Ste. Marie Canal Item Preview Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Pages: Francis Hector Clergue (Aug – Janu ) was an American businessman who became the leading industrialist of Sault Ste.

Marie, Ontario in. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kelton, Dwight H., History of the Sault Ste. Marie canal. Detroit, Mich. [Detroit Free Press Print. May 8, - Sail your boat through the lock at the Sault Ste.

Marie Canal, or do your exploring of this fascinating site on foot. Learn how this Canal - once boasting the /5().

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You're reviewing: Indian. Sault Sainte Marie, byname The Soo, city, seat () of Chippewa county, at the northeastern end of the Upper Peninsula, northern Michigan, is situated at the rapids of the St.

Marys rapids, harnessed for hydroelectric power generation, connect Lake Superior with Lake Huron, which lies 21 feet (6 metres) lower.A port of entry, it is linked to its Canadian twin city. Soo Canal Saulte Ste. Marie By Waldon Fawcett. In the old days of the fur trade, the "Soo," which is the colloquial name for Sault Ste.

Marie, or Saint Mary's Falls, was the gateway through which pelts from the North and Northwest found their way to marts in the East.

The Sault Ste. Marie Canal and Hay Lake Channel: Official Report of the Proceedings of the Waterways Convention Held at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, July 20Th, [Convention, Waterways] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Waterways Convention. The Sault Ste. Marie Canal, built inwas the world’s longest lock, the first to operate using electricity and the last link in an all-Canadian navigational chain from the Atlantic to Lake Superior.

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While onboard, enjoy our complimentary snacks and beverages. Book. Sault Ste. Marie is home to the Soo Locks – a canal system that uses water to raise and lower ships and other vessels six meters between Lake Superior and Lake Huron levels.

Built years ago, the locks provide passage for more than 8 million tons of grain, coal, iron ore and other important natural resources distributed throughout the. This Sault Ste. Marie hotel offers many full-service amenities including free WiFi, a free full breakfast, free local calls and free weekday newspapers.

Hotel in Sault Ste. Marie ( miles from Sault Ste. Marie Canal) Located near the boardwalk in Sault Ste. News Building History From N.C. Morgan, The Soo, The CCHS building, at Ashmun Street, designed by architect Clarence J.

Johnson and built in at a cost of $16, originally housed Chase S. Osborn’s Sault Ste. Marie News. The newspaper, renamed the Evening News, was there untilwhen it moved to its present location.

The. Sault Ste. Marie Canal, Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario. likes 2, were here. The Sault Ste. Marie Canal is a National Historic Site of Canada in Location: Huron Street, Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario. Over one century after it opened, the complex is still producing clean, nonpolluting power 24 hours a day.

A much more detailed history of the power canal was published by the U.S. Department of the Interior in It was written by Prof. Terry Reynolds and is entitled, simply, Sault Ste. Marie: A Project Report. “Keep an eye out for bald eagles that nest nearby and can often be seen soaring over the river.

” “If you need to rent them, there's a place downtown called Algoma Bicycle where you can rent bikes by the hour I believe!, Otherwise though, there aren't any other food/recreation options directly on the boardwalk.

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The present Canadian lock was built for military purposes in the late 19th century and later widened to its present size: feet ( metres) deep, 60 feet wide, and feet long. The canal itself is miles ( km) long.

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 (); it was named Sault Ste.

Marie ("Rapids of Saint Mary") in. To build a canal: Sault Ste. Marie, and after Creators: Dickinson, John N. Subjects (LCSH): Sault Sainte Marie Canal -- History. Issue Date: Metadata Show full item record.

Publisher: The Final Push -- Counting the Cost and Operating the Canal -- The Canal Company Lands -- Land for Sale Cited by: 2. Sault Ste. Marie is the natural choice; centrally located in Ontario, poised in the middle of the magnificent Great Lakes and strategically placed in the centre of North America.

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Rising feet above Sault Ste. Marie, the Tower of History gives visitors a degree view of the entire Sault area from the Sault Locks and the St. Mary’s River to the Canadian wilderness. An express elevator whisks visitors to the top for a panoramic view of up to 1, square miles, including the Sault Locks, the St.

Mary’s River, and. Sault Sainte Marie Canals, two ship canals bypassing the rapids on the St. Marys River between Lake Superior and Lake Huron, at the cities of Sault Ste Marie, Mich.

and Canadian canal ( mi/ km long and 60 ft/18 m wide), which has one lock, was opened in It follows the route of the first canal constructed around the rapids (–98) by a fur company. The River of History Museum is a (c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of Sault Ste.

Marie, the St. Mary's River System, Eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northern Ontario. Take a 4 1/2 hour St. Mary's River Lighthouse Cruise that navigates through the Soo Locks, where you can experience the fully intact lightkeeper's residence at Cedar Point and view the remains of the original lighthouse on Round Island.

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Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, incorporated as a town in and as a city inpopulat ( census), 75, ( census). The city of Sault Ste Marie is located adjacent to the rapids of the St Marys River between lakes Superior and the river is the American city of the same name.

Among the subjects included are: Physical features; Early History, beginning with the fort on Isle St. Joseph; Grants to the Indians; Organization of the county and early officials; Statistics; Churches; the Press; Fort Brady, with names of officers ; Early White Settlers; Sault de Ste.

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