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

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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The Fur Trading Outpost

 

This is the only building in the painting that is still standing. Do you know its name? Do you know who built it? When?

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Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

This is the Old Stone House. It was built by the fur trader Charles Oakes Ermatinger in 1814.

 

He and his Anishnaabe wife Mananowe lived there for 14 years until they moved to Montreal.

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