We are pleased to announce the release of Jennifer McKendry’s new book, “Kingston, The Limestone City : Stone Buildings in the Kingston Region”. This new volume is available for purchase at Novel Idea, Princess and Bagot, Kingston. You can contact the store at firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-546-9799. See the announcement for details.
At 7pm on Monday, March 15, 2021, join us by Zoom for a talk by John Grenville where he will discus Downtown Kingston as portrayed in postcards since the early 1900’s. https://frontenacheritage.us20.list-manage.com/track/click?u=86941cf5d91f3650b5627ded5&id=3e9db76e33&e=1c999d34bd
The term ‘NIMBY’ or ‘Not in My Backyard’ is often used to discredit local activists who seek to ward off unfavourable development in their neighbourhoods. In this talk Christine Sypnowich suggests that, far from being purely selfish, those who take up such causes can be valuable custodians of the common good. On Tuesday February 16,
On Tuesday March 24th, 2020 at 7pm, join Jennifer McKendry at the Kingston Public Library at the Central Branch, Meeting Room 1 (130 Johnson St) for examine the careers of architects working in the Kingston region in the 19th century. These include George Browne, William Coverdale, Henry Horsey, William Newlands and Power and Son, as
(is there cause for celebration?) At 6:30 pm on Thursday, February 13, 2020 Carl Bray and Marcus Latourneau, Heritage Professionals, will talk on updates in the heritage world. Talk starts at 7pm in the Central Kingston Library Meeting Room 1 at 130 Johnson Street.
At 2pm on January 25, 2020, Paul Robertson, City of Kingston Curator, will speak about the McCausland-Designed stained glass windows in Memorial Hall. Location: City Hall, 216 Ontario St, 2nd Floor.
On September 25, 2019, join Ottawa Architect Toon Dreessen for a talk about development. This will be held at 7pm at the Kingston Public Library Central Branch, Meeting Room 1, 130 Johnson Street.
At 7pm Tuesday May 28, 2019, the Frontenac Heritage Foundation held its 2019 AGM on the 2nd floor of the RCHA Building, 193 Ontario Street. Helen Finley and Ron Tasker provided talks ‘Speaking up for our Heritage’ arguing for the importance of built heritage in the Kingston area. This event was open to the public
On April 23, 2019, the FF will host a members-only guided tour of the Museum of Health Care from 7pm to 9pm. Dr. Marla Dobson will lead the tour, and you must register in advance as only 25 spaces are available. Contact the FHF to register
From 9am to 4pm on June 1, 2019 at The Spire (Sydenham United Church, 82 Sydenham Street) will be a worksop re-imagining places of faith. Places of faith anchor and shape our communities. Yet many congregations are facing declining attendance and insufficient funding to maintain and operate their historic buildings. These important community assets are