Travel through time when you visit the gateway to the north; the beautiful community of Sault Ste Marie. #TheSoo is steeped in a wide range of historic moments, cultural alliances and engineering designs that were established way before their time. During your stay you will discover the many stories of interesting people that paved the way for the future of the waterways, fur trade and the industrial era. Come meet our friendly, passionate interpreters of historical moments when you visit #TheSoo. You will truly feel as though you have travelled back in time!
FORT ST. JOSEPH NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
Average Length of Stay: 2.5 to 3 hours
Walk among the ruins and take in the stories and wonder of the place. 200 years ago this fort was the most westerly where there was a forming of alliances between the Indigenous, Métis/voyageur and the British to carry out the first military manoeuvre that won the war of 1812.