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Remember This?

Remember This? A local ferry tale

Until 1962, and the opening of the International Bridge, if you wanted to make your way to Sault, Michigan, you made the trip by boat - by ferry to be specific. Records at the Sault Ste.

Remember This? Now that's a hotel!

Four storeys, 225 rooms, wrap-around verandas and its own wharf to welcome those arriving by steamer, the International Hotel also boasted "all known modern improvements." By all accounts it was a heck of a place. Located on the St.

Remember This? Fire destroys $1,500 worth of chocolate

A newspaper account at the time says the terrible Capy’s Kitchen fire of 1927 happened during one of the fiercest blizzards the Sault had seen in years.

Remember This? That time Elizabeth II dropped by

It was way back on July 8, 1959 that Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip arrived by barge at Clergue Park, having parked their yacht at the locks in Sault, Michigan.

Remember This? Flowing jabots and conservative trousers

Below, the Sault Ste. Marie Museum brings us a brief chronology of the spots in this city where matters of law have been decided over the years. More importantly, we also learn how court officials of old were to have comported themselves.

Remember This? Check out that fountain!

Facts about the Windsor Hotel, courtesy the Sault Ste. Marie Museum. ************************* The Windsor Hotel was built in 1895 with William Breen as manager. The hotel was severely damaged by fire on the night of September 22nd, 1904.

Remember This? When Clergue built a village

If you were curious to know more about Tagona Village, you're in luck. The Sault Ste. Marie Museum sends along the following bit of history: ************************* Tagona Village Tagona Village was an area near Algoma Steel built by F. H.

Remember This? What did you wish for?

Today we bring you a special Christmas edition of Remember This? with a look at what children in Sault Ste. Marie would likely have had on their lists through the decades. Scroll down to see more photos from the museum's collection.

Remember This? Doodad of the week

Wear this thing on a belt around your waist? Sure. Yeah. That must have been, um, super handy. From the Sault Ste.

Remember This? Handy tips for time travel

Working on a time machine in your basement? We suggest you keep up on your flossing and brushing. That is, if you plan on heading back to the past. Especially anywhere between the late 1800s to the 1930s when they used the contraption pictured left.