SPEAKING EVENT – Dianne Lake from Sharbot Lake will be presenting her project – ‘150 Years, 150 Women, 150 Stories’, which tells stories about pioneer women in Central Frontenac County. This event will be held at the R.C.H.A. Club building, 193 Ontario Street, 2nd level, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.
On November 7, 2017, Peter Gower’s new book ‘Kingston in 150 Pictures’ was launched. Supported by the Kingston Heritage Fund and the Frontenac Heritage Foundation, this book will make an EXCELLENT gift for holiday giving!
On Wednesday, October 11 at the Renaissance Event Venue, 285 Queen Street, was held the FHF 2017 Awards Ceremony. The following is a summary of the awards given: Frontenac Heritage Foundation 2017
On March 21, 2017, the Foundation held an event where one could “Ask an Expert” to address questions of maintenance on buildings or property. Local experts Bruce Downey, of Hughes Downey Architects, Mac Gervan, of Mac Gervan & Associates, Patrick Jenkins of Enoch’s Hammer, and David White, of D. J. White Restorations answered a great number of
On February 21, the FHF hosted a panel discussion on heritage at the Great Hall of St. George’s Church.
On January 31, 2017, the Frontenac Heritage Foundation presented Peter Milliken where he spoke about his time as Speaker of the House of Commons. After serving ten years as the longest serving Speaker of the House of Commons he talked about many highlights of his career, and also about what are now considered to be
On Thursday January 5th, 2017 the FHF hosted a talk by Peter Gower regarding Kingston’s 1855 Grand Trunk Outer Station. This site is made up of the original main building (1855), a brick building (1895-98) and breezeway. Badly damaged in a fire and subsequent neglect, there is now a discussion around its fate.
On Monday, December 5, 2016, the Frontenac Heritage Foundation and the Kingston & District UELAC co-hosted a book launch for Peter C. Newman – Hostages to Fortune: The United Empire Loyalists and the Making of Canada. The event was being held at the Renaissance Event Venue, at 285 Queen Street, Kingston.
On Thursday November 3, 2016, 7:30 p.m., the Frontenac Heritage Foundation hosted a presentation on the importance of Kingston Penitentiary in the Church Hall of St. John’s Church, on Church Street. Architectural historian Dr. Jennifer McKendry presented an illustrated talk on “The Architectural History & Setting of Kingston Penitentiary”. Penitentiary architecture presented architects with an
On October 3, 2016, Kayla Jones Galvin of the Archaeological Research Associates Ltd. gave a talk to the FHF regarding her time as lead consultant to the City of Kingston examining 150 properties for inclusion under the municipal heritage register, or for designation under the Ontario Heritage Act. She provided an overview of the project,