Chicora Incident 1870, The - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Chicora Incident 1870, The

In 1870, the United States refused to permit the steamer Chicora, carrying Colonel Wolseley's Red River expedition, to pass through the locks at Sault Ste. Marie. This incident led to the construction of a Canadian canal, which was completed in 1895.

Location

Near the Canadian locks, off Huron Street, Sault Ste. Marie

Region: Northern Ontario

County/District: District of Algoma

Municipality: City of Sault Ste. Marie

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