Sault Ste Marie's Blog

Looking Back at the History of Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on April 1st, 2019
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. Also thread more..

The Meaning of Sault Ste. Marie

Posted on October 17th, 2018
What does Sault Ste. Marie mean? In 1668, Father Jacques Marquette, a French Jesuit missionary, named the area Sault de Sainte Marie. Because of the structure of the French language instead of it being Sainte Marie‚Äôs Sault (rapids), it is Sault of Sainte Marie. The modern-day name, Sault Ste. Mar… read more..

A guide to Sault Ste. Marie, MI for the young and the young at heart

Posted on August 29th, 2017
Young, or  young at heart, everyone loves Sault Ste. Marie because there is so much to do within walking distance of the downtown.  Blogger Seth Harris 
We start our adventure with one of the freshest cups of coffee you will get anywhere in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. Take a walk dow… read more..
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