Shingwauk Hall

Shingwauk Hall (tmp-3f93d)

Location: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 2G3 Algoma District
Country: Canada
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N 46° 29.993', W 84° 17.254'

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Shingwauk Hall was erected in 1935 to house a residential training school established in 1873 by the Reverend Edward F. Wilson. Under this Anglican missionary's tutelage the institution, named after the well-known Ojibway Chief Augustin Shingwauk (Little Pine), provided Indian children with religious instruction, occupational training and homemaking skills. The first frame structure, located at the nearby Garden River Reserve, was destroyed by fire within six days of its completion, and the foundation stone for a new three-storey stone building was laid here in 1874 by the Earl of Dufferin, the Governor-General of Canada. Other buildings were added, but of these the Bishop Fauquier Chapel, completed in 1883, is the sole remaining structure.
HM Numbertmp-3f93d
Placed ByOntario Heritage Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 5:16pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 708126 N 5153165
Decimal Degrees46.49988333, -84.28756667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 29.993', W 84° 17.254'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 29' 59.58" N, 84° 17' 15.24" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1550 Queen St E, Sault Ste. Marie Ontario P6A 2G3, CA
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