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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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Great educational stop

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
riedar
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Wilmington, Delaware
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Wilmington, Delaware
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 reviews
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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36 reviews
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
Victoria
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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
California, Mo
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

The rock house was definitely a mansion for its time. I'm sure visiting guests were in awe as we were during our visit. The collection of furnishings really set the mood.

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Thank Dennis G
Desbarats, Canada
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Many things to see and smell.old artifacts to see Some days they have great reanactors telling the story as it was in those days

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Thank Ken W
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

I took my in laws here for something to do on Canada Day and had a blast. They have great re enactors that you can ask any question to.

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Thank Power_Family77

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