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Our Local History 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 [ ]. 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 . Get directions, maps, and traffic for Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. The Soo Locks (sometimes spelled Sault Locks, but pronounced "soo") are a set of parallel locks which enable ships to travel between Lake Superior and the lower Great are located on the St. Marys River between Lake Superior and Lake Huron, between the Upper Peninsula of the US state of Michigan and the Canadian province of bypass the rapids of the Architect: Corps of Engineers.
Sault Ste. Marie is a city of approximat people, in Northern Ontario. Directly across the St. Mary’s River — and the Canada/US border — is its twin city, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Understand The twin cities of Sault Ste Marie (Ontario) and Sault Sainte Marie (Michigan) straddle the international border between Canada and the United States of America; they are . South Canal Park, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich (NYPL b).tiff 2, × 1,; MB Power House and Canal, Michigan Lake Superior Power Co (NBY ).jpg × ; 75 KB Sault Sainte Marie Canal celebration cjpg 9, × 7,; MBLocation: Chippewa County, Michigan. Royal Visit - Queen Elizabeth ll accompanied by her husband H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh, came ashore at Clergue Park on the morning of July 8, The Royal Yacht Brittania cast anchor in the St. Marys River. History was made because for the first time a reigning monarch visited Sault Ste. Marie. The locks share a name with the two cities named Sault Ste. Marie, in Ontario and in Michigan, located on either side of the St. Marys River. The Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge between the United States and Canada permits vehicular traffic to pass over the locks.
A city divided presents duality in experience; Sault Ste. Marie, MI, and ON, bridged together by name and commerce, are diverse waterfront communities that harbor a flood of opportunity. Culture beats through street veins that connect these harbors to the distinctly different North American countryside beyond each border. Follow the boardwalk west, past carved sculptures, to reach the Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site at the Canadian locks, where a bikeable nature trail winds around South St. Marys Island. The area’s first lock was actually built here, completed in as a canoe lock, destroyed during the War of , then eventually rebuilt. - Explore abnormally's board "International Bridge, Sault Ste. Marie", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Sault 13 pins. The Michigan Legislature authorized transfer, and Congress appropriated $, for improvement of the St. Marys Falls Canal in General Orlando Poe, who engineered the burning of Atlanta during the Civil War and who was now in charge of Great Lakes improvements, recommended construction of a new lock at the Soo.