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Ermatinger-Clergue National Historic Site

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Address: 831 Queen Street East, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 5N1, Canada
Phone Number: 705 759-5443
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Interesting Piece of History

We were able to tour these historical stone houses as part of a package for the Agawa Canyon train tour. We were glad we got a chance to see them although we got to the houses... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
jotrips
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toronto
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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely gardens -veggies being grown to represent the time period. The houses were okay wish they had a few more labels on some of the pieces. The center was really the best part of the site. Could better understand the war of 1812 and the reflection upon both Canada and USA.

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toronto
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187 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were able to tour these historical stone houses as part of a package for the Agawa Canyon train tour. We were glad we got a chance to see them although we got to the houses late and only had an hour before closing time. There is a visitor centre where you could watch a movie beforehand to learn about... More 

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Thank jotrips
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great interpretive center and well kept locations. I learned quite a bit more about the interconnected history of this canadian/ usa region.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Do see the excellent film first for context. Well done site with helpful folks to answer questions. Education in a pleasant relaxed atmosphere.

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Thank riedar
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
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12 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

There is good parking, a nice view of the water and the buildings offer a look at history with a relaxed atmosphere. It is worth a look and would recommend stopping by.

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Thank KLMR00
Hamilton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

The oldest stone structure east of Toronto. Very impressive place to check out. Interesting to see such old stone buildings. Also has a very nice gift shop with a very friendly young man working there.

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Thank Elaine154990
Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Visit to Ermtinger-Clerque house was really interesting. Staff very friendly and helpful. Excellent gift shop.

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Thank Caroline B
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This was the home of Sault Ste. Marie's founding father, Frances H. Clergue. A wealthy industrialist, Clergue founded the Algoma Steel Plant, the Hydro-generating station, the Soo Locks, and the Soo Pulp and Paper Company. The home is very well preserved and is of interest to any history buff as well as to a child.

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Thank Geraldo218
Ontario
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Step back in time and picture your self living in the era! The house holds a special place in our family, as my grandmother would tell of visiting her friend there and sliding down the banister! She came from eastern Ontario to be raised by her maternal aunt, a teacher at Sault Collegiate, and her maternal unle a pressman at... More 

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Thank clem55
Sudbury, Canada
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Traditional meat pies and smoked fish were featured here during one of the fund-raising stops. Very good giftshop featuring local product.

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Thank Hugh K

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