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Remember This? Christopher Plummer's link to a local hotel

What could an Oscar-winning actor have to do with a local hotel? The Sault Ste.

Remember This? An early family's lasting legacy

Starting this week, SooToday will feature a weekly piece of the city's past coutesy the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library, starting with the history of a well-known downtown block. From the Sault Ste.

Remember This? Rode the rapids on a log, but didn't get rich

The following is from the Sault Ste. Marie Museum's collection: ************************* Francois Xavier Daigle — Rode the Rapids On A Log During an interview in 1931, Frank Daigle (then 77 years old) lived in Gros Cap. According to Mr.

Remember This? Lynnhurst

From the Sault Ste. Marie Museum: ************************* A Stately home becomes a place to help many The Royal Victoria Hospital was opened in 1917 in a three-storey home at 137 Albert St. and leased for $100 per year.

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.