7 Sights in Kingston, Canada (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Kingston, Canada. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Kingston, Canada.

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1. Cathcart Tower

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Cathcart Tower is a Martello tower located on Cedar Island in the St. Lawrence River, off the eastern shore of Fort Henry in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. It is one of four such towers built in the 1840s to protect Kingston's harbour and the entrance to the Rideau Canal. The other towers are: Fort Frederick, Shoal Tower, and Murney Tower. Alexander Mackenzie was a foreman on the construction of the Carthcart Tower and later went on to become Canada's second prime minister 1873–1878. It was his work crew whose boat capsized while returning from Cedar Island, drowning 17 men. Hamilton Cove was subsequently renamed Deadman's Bay.

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2. Chalmers United Church

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Chalmers United Church in Kingston, Ontario, Canada is a United Church of Canada church. It is located on a triangular property at the intersection of Clergy, Barrie and Earl streets, immediately bordering the north-east corner of Queen's University. It is one of four churches located within 600m along Clergy Street. It is named after Thomas Chalmers.

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3. Agnes Etherington Art Gallery

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The Agnes Etherington Art Centre is located in Kingston, Ontario, in the heart of the historic campus of Queen's University. Situated on traditional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory, the gallery has received a number of awards for its exhibitions from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Association of Art Galleries and others.

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4. Military Communications and Electronics Museum

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The Military Communications and Electronics Museum is a military signals museum on Ontario Highway 2 at CFB Kingston in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. A member organisation of the Organization of Military Museums of Canada, the communications museum was established at the base in 1961 and moved to its current purpose-built building in 1996.

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5. Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston

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Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston Unknown authorUnknown author / Public domain

The Marine Museum of the Great Lakes is a small museum dedicated to marine history in the Great Lakes. The Museum is currently located at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour offering guided tours of its small storefront gallery. Its National Historic Site at 55 Ontario St is currently closed to the public but reopening is planned.

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6. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

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St. Andrew's Church is a Presbyterian Church in Kingston, Ontario. The church opened for service in 1822. St. Andrew's was the centre of Presbyterianism in Upper Canada, and the church was instrumental in the establishment of Queen's College, later to become Queen's University.

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7. Murney Tower

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Murney Tower User:Carlb / Public domain

Murney Tower is a Martello tower in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, whose construction dates to January 1846. The Tower was built in response to the Oregon Crisis, which was a tense dispute over the border between British North America and the United States in the 1840s.

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