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Water Street Historic Block

405 E Water St, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-2049
+1 906-632-3658
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Interesting Slice of History

Strolling down the street, I came upon the Water Street Historic Block. There are many old houses... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Boise, Idaho
If you love history you'll enjoy this walk

We're history buffs so we thought we'd take a walk to see what was there. We were pleasantly... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Ashtabula, Ohio
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405 E Water St, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-2049
+1 906-632-3658
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Strolling down the street, I came upon the Water Street Historic Block. There are many old houses and buildings that were instrumental to the development of this area near the Soo Locks. Signs outside describe the significance of the buildings, and some of them are...More

Thank StuartGustafson
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We're history buffs so we thought we'd take a walk to see what was there. We were pleasantly surprised by all of the signage and information along the houses, etc. If you're interested in the history of the Sault Sainte Marie area take the time...More

2  Thank djc-snowman
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The houses alone are beautiful and interesting, but the real delight here comes from talking to the guides, who offer a wealth of interesting information not only about the buildings but also their former owners.

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We did not know what this was, so drove down to see it. Because of the lack of time, we did not have time to wak, but I am sure it would have been much better to see at a lesiurly pace. The little homes...More

1  Thank Tansy2015
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Right down from the museum ship Valley Camp == We have never seen these old historical homes opened that were moved here from different locations and were lived in by famous old historical pioneers like Henry Schoolcraft but we ride by in our car and...More

1  Thank TERRY D
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Water Street in the Sault offers the history buff to step back in time and see where the early settlers of this small city lived - and how they lived as well as being able to tour a lake freighter.

Thank bostonyooper
Reviewed 1 September 2015

ok experience walking along water street. never toured and of the buildings. didn't really peak my interest.

Thank TODD R
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

We visited the houses where many decisions were made that had eventual long-term impact on the area. They are well preserved and give a great glimpse into the past. Enjoyed reading the accounts of happenings in each house for a $3.00 fee. Great views of...More

1  Thank RJourn
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is such a charming block to walk and enjoy the beauty and charm of these historic homes. There are many markers along the way explaining the history of this block. Take a stroll back in time!

2  Thank Jacqueline D
Reviewed 30 July 2015

There are four buildings in this strip of buildings that can be toured. The Johnson Home, Schoolcraft Office, Bishop Baraga home, and the Kemp Coal Dock Office. Three of the four have docents to explain the home/office. The schoolcraft Indian Agency building is explained by...More

Thank trigger194
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