About the Area
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan (population 19,000) is one of the oldest cities in North America and the oldest city in Michigan, having been founded as a fur trading
center in the early 17th century. A Jesuit mission was established here in 1641, and Father Marquette founded the first permanent settlement 27 years later.
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario (population 80,000) is a cultural, recreational, social and entertainment center. The combined population of the Twin
Saults allows for an international flavor abounding with the opportunities of a city, and the safety and comfort of a small town.