• Voices from the Gathering PlaceSault Ste. Marie: 1622 - 1870

Die Stromschnellen von St Marie (The Rapids Of St Mary), Frank Buchser, 1868

By kind permission of the Kunsthaus Art Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

This website was created by teacher Peter White for the Algoma District School Board

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What do you see in the field beside the old stone house?

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Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

These are farming crops. The fur trader Charles Ermatinger was the first European to plant crops in Sault Ste. Marie. What do you think he grew there?

 

Do you know anyone with a farm or a garden? What do they grow?

 

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