Ermatinger•Clergue National Historic Site ~ Ermatinger Old Stone House
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Moments in Algoma – A Group of Seven Experience
At the Ermatinger•Clergue National Historic Site we offer a full evening based on the Group of Seven and their ties to this area.
The evening begins in our Heritage Discovery Centre with the 25 minute theatrical production “Moments in Algoma”, a one man show inspired by the letters and reflections of the founding members of the Group of Seven during their first visits to Algoma in 1918.
Heritage Discovery Centre
The Ermatinger•Clergue National Historic Site begins at the new Heritage Discovery Centre where you are introduced to the Stories Steeped in Stone, the War of 1812, and The Post Gift Shop.
Stories Steeped in Stone
Ermatinger Old Stone House
The Ermatinger Old Stone House has been fully restored to depict the domestic and professional life of Charles Oakes Ermatinger, as well as other respected residents who lived in the House between 1808 and 1896.
Francis Hector Clergue has been recognized as a person of national historical significance. He was born on August 28, 1856 in Brewer, Maine.
Clergue arrived in Sault Ste. Marie in 1894 when he went to work for a group of Philadelphia financiers and investors. Clergue recognized the potential that the areas natural resources possessed and capitalized on it, developing multiple industries in Sault Ste. Marie and the surrounding area leaving a lasting impact on the community.
Friends of ECNHS
Our mission, as the Friends of the Ermatinger•Clergue National Historic Site, is to promote, fundraise, and advocate for the continued preservation of our local heritage.
The ECNHS relies on public and corporate support for its existence. Funds raised through membership to the ECNHS supports the preservation of our community’s heritage.
With your help, the ECNHS can provide educational exhibits, children’s programming and special events for all ages. Help the ECNHS ensure that its legacy is preserved for future generations – become a member.
Or to donate, call 705-759-5443 or email [email protected] for more information.
The property surrounding the house contained a grist mill and fields fenced in by cedar rails. In the fields grew wheat, oats, and potatoes. Close to the house there was a vegetable garden, while in a sunny location thyme, mint and other herbs grew.
Personalized Brick or Plaque
The Walkway and Wall of History provides an opportunity to purchase an engraved brick or plaque as a gift or in memory of a loved one. This ongoing project supports the restoration and preservation of the Ermatinger•Clergue National Historic Site.
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