Category: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Categories: Algoma District, Ontario

Preceded by: Category: Town of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

1623 - Brule named this spot "Sault du Gaston" in honour of the brother of the King of France. 1632 - Champlain draws a map of New France as explored to date and marks the Sault, making it one of the first named places on any map of the New World. 1669 - The Jesuits (missionary priests) re-name this site "Sault Ste. Marie" The Rapids of St. Mary. 1858 - Sault was considered a Judicial District. 1887 - Sault Ste. Marie was incorporated as a town, William Brown being its first mayor. 1912 - Sault Ste. Marie was incorporated as a City. 1918 - The town of Steelton was amalgamated with the City. 1965 - The townships of Korah and Tarentorus amalgamated with the City of Sault Ste. Marie. City consists of Awenge, Korah & Tarentorus Townships


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