Fort Henry, Kingston

Fort Henry, Kingston (must see)

Fort Henry is a 19th-century British military fortress. The original fort was constructed in 1812, when Canada was a colony of Great Britain. The fortification that you see today dates back to the 1830s. In 1938 it was transformed into a living history museum. It is one of the most popular historic attractions in Canada. Visitors to Fort Henry can get a picture of military life in the 19th century. Military bands play concerts and marching demonstrations are held here.

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Fort Henry on Map

Sight Name: Fort Henry
Sight Location: Kingston, Canada (See walking tours in Kingston)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Kingston, Ontario

Create Your Own Walk in Kingston

Create Your Own Walk in Kingston

Creating your own self-guided walk in Kingston is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Kingston's Barriefield Heritage Village Walk

Kingston's Barriefield Heritage Village Walk

Barriefield is a historic "village" in Kingston. It is connected to Kingston via a bridge across the lake. One of Kingston's greatest historic sites - Fort Henry - can be found in Barriefield. In addition to seeing Fort Henry, you can visit a museum, a church and an antique shop in this fascinating village. This tour will lead you to the most popular attractions in Barriefield.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 Km or 3.1 Miles
Kingston Introduction Walking Tour

Kingston Introduction Walking Tour

The historic city of Kingston boasts a variety of fascinating landmarks. You can enjoy the beautiful architecture of City Hall, tour Old Queen's University and visit parks that offer a picturesque view of the sea. Take this orientation walk to visit some of Kingston's most famous attractions.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 Km or 3.5 Miles