We believe in the power of arts and culture

to creatively bring to life the stories that shape our rich history and development as a community, region, province and nation.

Living History Algoma is a non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging cultural activities that document and share with a wider public, the history of the Algoma region.

The roots of the LHA began in the non-profit Algoma 1812, which was established in 2008 to coordinate the 3 year activities marking the way of life and events of the Algoma region during the War of 1812. At the wrap-up in 2015, Algoma 1812 was successfully reinvented as Living History Algoma (Algoma 1812).

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Living History Algoma welcomes partnerships with individuals and organizations undertaking creative projects based on area history.

We are especially interested in projects that reach a wider public, with examples including walking tours, performances in all artistic genres, contributions to the Oral History of Sault Ste.Marie (a committee of LHA) and outreach presentations.

Our Projects

Oral History of Sault Ste. Marie

The Oral History of Sault Ste. Marie captures those stories through videotaped conversations and preserves them for everyone, anywhere, anytime, in a public archive.

Moments in Algoma

Featuring local talent in short dramatized locally produced videos, the concept is inspired by Historica Canada's popular Heritage Minutes.