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The Gateway Port to Manitoulin Island

By 1880, Little Current, or “Petite Current” as it was known by the voyageurs, was well recognized as the “Gateway Port” to the Manitoulin Island and a critical stop-over point for refuelling and re-supplying water traffic on the Great Lakes.

To this day, the Little Current waterfront is the life-blood of the community and the key to its economic success. The rich marine history of Little Current has continued to present day where the 560 meters of town docks continue to host hundreds of boats (both power and sail) every year.

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