Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site - Historic Places Days

Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Type
House Museum/Homestead
Address
800 Bay Street, Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada
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Hours
Gift Shop 11 am - 4 pm Tuesdays to Friday
Phone
705-759-5443

The historic buildings represent the early fur trade through the time of early industries being built in Sault Ste Marie. The Ermatinger Old Stone House 1812 and the Clergue Blockhouse ( base a Powder Magazine 1819 , Blockhouse residence 1895 ). The Ermatinger Old Stone House built for fur trader Charles  Ermatinger during the fur trade. The house depicts the years 1812 thru 1880’s and those who lived and worked within it over the decades. Francis Hector Clergue was an early Industrialist settling here in Algoma in 1894 and starting early industries shaping the development of Sault Ste Marie. Site includes a visitors centre : The Heritage Discovery Centre and replica historic gardens.

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • National Historic Site
  • Parking
  • Washrooms

Fun Facts

The Stone House is the oldest stone house north west of Toronto, Ontario

The Powder magazine base of the Blockhouse is the second oldest stone structure north west of Toronto, Ontario

The Ermatinger Stone House was built during the fur trade and the War of 1812 and survived both.

Stories Steeped in Stone are the basis of our stories, exhibits and movie in our theatre.

Location

800 Bay Street, Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada
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