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Remember This? Who was Alex Muir, and what ever happened to that school?

************************* Alexander Muir was born on April 5, 1830 in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland and his family immigrated to Canada in 1833, settling in Scarborough Township.

Remember This? A local soldier's POW experience

From the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library archive: ************************* As we approach Remembrance Day we acknowledge the military service of our veterans (and current military personnel).

Remember This? A sailor's greatest fear

From the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library archives: ************************* This year we will be commemorating the 40th anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald on November 10, 1975.

Remember This? A picture of luxury at Wellington and Pim

From the Sault Ste.

Remember This? Heading to Bellevue Park? Why not take a street car

From the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library archive: ************************* Do you remember riding a streetcar down Queen Street? Windsor, Ontario was the first Canadian city with an electric streetcar system, which was introduced in 1886.

Remember This? From pilot project to fall staple

From the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library archives: ************************* The first Algoma Fall Festival was held in Sault Ste. Marie between September 21 (the first day of fall) and October 7 in 1973.

Remember This? About the YMCA and how it all began

From the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library archive: ************************* Many of us have grown up visiting the Sault Ste.

Remember This? Steaming ahead on the 'Turkey Trail'

From the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library archive: ************************* The museum ship, the Norgoma has been a fixture on our waterfront for many years but its story actually started many years ago.

Remember This? The many lives of the Old Stone House

From the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library archives: The Old Stone House was built as the home of the Ermatinger family. Charles Oakes Ermatinger was born in Montreal in 1776 and followed other family members into the fur trade.

Remember This? The city's first paid teacher

The history of education in Sault Ste. Marie has an interesting past. In the 1830s, when people were settling in the area, education was considered a priority for the new residents.