On Saturday March 10, 2018, at 2pm Peter Gower will be providing a tour of St. George’s Cathedral in Kingston. The first Anglican Diocese in Ontario, This tour will provide unique access to this historic building.
Joins us for dinner at a celebration of Heritage Week! On Sunday February 11, 2018, 6pm, at the Renaissance Venue at 285 Queen Street, we will be celebrating Heritage Week with a Prime Rib Dinner and silent auction. The keynote speaker will be Helen Cooper, past mayor of Kingston. Tickets are $75 and are available
Update – the date of this event has been changed to Tuesday January 16th, 2018. Judi Brown will be presenting her experiences developing, and increasing awareness of ‘Black History Month’. This event will be held at the R.C.H.A. Club building, 193 Ontario Street, 2nd level, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday January 16th, 2018.
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.