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Soo Mill History Video Series

Some insight into the last 100 years.

Following the beginnings in the early 1900’s to our present day, this video series follows the ups and downs of our 100 year old business and the communities that it serves.

Enjoy the Soo Mill History Video Series.

Soo Mill History Part 1: The Sparrows
A look into the early years of Soo Mill and Sault Ste. Marie as this 100 year old business took its first steps.
Soo Mill History Part 2: 1,001 Problems
The boom and bust of the war years in Sault Ste. Marie are covered as well as the beginnings of Rotaryfest, the Stock Market crash and the Great Depression.
Soo Mill History Part 3: Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees
This video focuses on the end to the 2nd World War, how Sault Ste. Marie recovered and some of the fundraising that was done for the war effort, the new Plummer and General Hospitals and the beginning of the United Way in Sault Ste. Marie.
Soo Mill History Part 4: Breaking New Ground in Algoma
This Soo Mill video deals with the retirement of E. Lynn Hollingsworth, the presidencies of his three sons; Simpson, Lynn and Ian and the expansion of stores to Great Northern Road, Wawa and Elliot Lake.
Soo Mill History Part 5: The Next Generation
This video, the final of our series, deals with the passing of the Soo Mill torch to the third generation of the Hollingsworth family. The video also touches on the some of the charitable work the family and company have done over the years and continue to do.
You can also visit our YouTube page to view these videos as well as others. Such as our 100th Anniversary Gift Recipients, our “Soo Mill minute” video series and more. Please click here to see our channel: Soo Mill YouTube Channel