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Remember This? The riot that ended the Clergue era

From the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library archive: ************************* Riots of 1903 – The End of an Era. Algoma Steel Corporation, the predecessor of Essar Steel has had many economic highs and lows since its incorporation in 1901.

Remember This? A bachelor retreat of the 'proper architectural style'

From the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library archive: ************************* The North West Company post, which had been destroyed during the War of 1812, was rebuilt around 1819.

Remember This? A church with a history (and a space connection)

From the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library archives: ************************* St. Luke’s Cathedral – A Church With a Long History Early Anglican missionaries had been active in the Algoma area since the 1820’s.

Remember This? Going to Pinch's grocery store

From the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library archives: ************************* Going to Pinch’s Grocery Store Joseph Charles Pinch, born in Markdale, Ontario in 1882, moved to the Sault with his parents at the age of six.

Remember This? A very bad day at the canal

This week, the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library tells us about the Assiniboia, a disaster at the canal and those who enjoyed the ride on June 9, 1909.

Remember This? The Minnie M. and Operation Bush Poll

This week, the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library tells us about a scandal that saw a Liberal MPP unseated, and a young American lumberjack in trouble with his father.

Remember This? How the railway almost didn't happen

This week, the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library tells us about the Algoma Central Railway's origins, and why it's significant that the building pictured above was ever constructed.

Remember This? You've got mail

From the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library archive: ************************* The Sault’s Early Postal Delivery – You’ve Got Mail! Sault Ste.

Remember This? The Chicora incident

Did you ever wonder why both the U.S. and Canada built lock systems at Sault Ste. Marie? The Sault Ste.

Remember This? Your corner druggist

From the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library's archive: ************************* Your Corner Store Druggist Built at the turn of the century, this unique building was acquired by druggist, Theron T.