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Looking Back at the History of Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on October 11th, 2017
Sault Ste. Marie is the oldest city in Michigan and one of the oldest cities in the United States. Let us take a quick trip back in time to learn a little more about this historic place. Many thanks to Bernie Arbic and his book City of the Rapids for collecting and sharing our history.


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Freighter at the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie MI

5 Things You Might Not Know about the Soo Locks

Posted on March 28th, 2017
The 2017 Shipping Season is now underway and with the freighters running again we thought we would fill your head with some great facts about the Soo Locks.   1. The Soo Locks make their own electricity and sell the excess to the local power utility (they only use about 5% of what they make). There h… read more..
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Boat Girl Freighter Chaser in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Posted on March 23rd, 2017
Several years ago our Facebook page “I Love Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan” stumbled across some great freighter photos taken by a young lady calling herself Boat Girl Freighter Chaser (Becky Barclay). We featured her Facebook page and we’ve been hungry for more of her photos ever… read more..

People are flocking to Bird’s Eye Outfitters

Posted on May 18th, 2016
  It is the perfect combination of active lifestyle, slow-roasted coffee, and spirited spirits that makes Bird’s Eye Outfitters a unique and welcome addition to the Sault Ste. Marie business scene. Think about it…how often have you wanted to shop with a cocktail in hand? Or sip a… read more..

Soo Locks Engineer’s Day June 24, 2016

Posted on January 29th, 2016
Soo Locks Engineer’s Day June 24, 2016 SAULT STE. MARIE – A Michigan landmark will open its doors to the public, when the Soo Locks hosts its annual open house Soo Locks Engineers Day on Friday June 24, 2016. The day celebrates the engineers who built the Soo Locks along with the men and wom… read more..

Lake Superior Lighthouse Journey

Posted on January 21st, 2016
Lighthouses of The Great Water of Pure Michigan   Join Jerry and Lucy Smith as make a journey to the Lake Superior Lighthouses. It was a lighthouse tour de force one Saturday, when we hit the road to visit Lake Superior lights. Follow our journey while we visit Point Iroquois Lighthouse, Whitefi… read more..

Fall in Love with The Soo

Posted on September 10th, 2014
Fall in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is like no other. Pull up a seat and enjoy the view or take a drive out to a stunning lighthouse just off the scenic path less traveled. You don’t HAVE to drive far to find great color; downtown Sault Ste. Marie is bustling with shops, restaurants, frei… read more..

Sault Ste. Marie Photo Montage: Looking Back at July

Posted on August 7th, 2014
Summer can be shy in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Some years 4th of July is our kickoff to the summer season and we are more than ready for sun and fun.    Mother nature can be temperamental in our picturesque part of the world. It can be 80 degrees today and mid 60’s tomorrow. Pac… read more..