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Then and Now

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Then and Now shares historical photos and personal stories of past people, places and events and connects them to their significance today and are made possible through the continued support of Bay Mills Resort and Casino as part of the Community Leaders Program.

 

Remembering the royal visit of 1959 to Sault Ontario

Remembering the royal visit of 1959 to Sault Ontario

Remembering a visit from Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in 1959 when even the St. Marys River was excited to see them
Jeanne Tubman's artistic story has divine inspiration

Jeanne Tubman's artistic story has divine inspiration

“The inspiration came from God,” seventh generation Sault Ste. Marie native Jeanne M. Tubman said to begin her art-filled story. “All I did was hold the brush and watch God do all the work.
Historian Bernie Arbic describes 'M-Days' 1942 and Sault at war

Historian Bernie Arbic describes 'M-Days' 1942 and Sault at war

Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, leading to the official entry of the US into war and bringing the military to town
Sault Historic Sites: Where history towers (29 Photos)

Sault Historic Sites: Where history towers (29 Photos)

'The Tower of History was built in 1968 and rises 210 feet above Sault Ste. Marie,' Sault Historic Sites
Soo Theatre a throwback to 1930

Soo Theatre a throwback to 1930

“The historic Soo Theatre building has an interesting past” – Soo Theatre Executive Director Colleen Arbic
Peter Gianakura reflects on 100 years living the American dream

Peter Gianakura reflects on 100 years living the American dream

'An American Cafe: Reflections From The Grill' author has learned never to take a single moment for granted 
After exciting discovery, Shipwreck Museum set to navigate uncertain tourist season

After exciting discovery, Shipwreck Museum set to navigate uncertain tourist season

The sunken Atlanta, which was found 35 miles from Deer Park in Lake Superior, had been sitting in 650 feet of water since 1891
Harold C. Lawrence Collection a testament of hard work, perseverance and forethought

Harold C. Lawrence Collection a testament of hard work, perseverance and forethought

Chippewa County Historical Society collection includes more than 50 pieces of trees with survey markings from the days when Michigan’s U.P. was first surveyed
Bernie Arbic keeps local history in focus with old photos

Bernie Arbic keeps local history in focus with old photos

Nearly every week, for the past five years, Chippewa County Historical Society featured a photograph of the Eastern Upper Peninsula