Kingston's Barriefield Heritage Village Walk (Self Guided), Kingston

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.
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Kingston's Barriefield Heritage Village Walk Map

Guide Name: Kingston's Barriefield Heritage Village Walk
Guide Location: Canada » Kingston (See other walking tours in Kingston)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 Km or 3.1 Miles
Author: vickyc
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Memorial Arch

1) Memorial Arch

The Memorial Arch stands at the entrance to the Royal Military College. It is the site of numerous college ceremonies. Cadets pass solemnly through the arch during parades. When it is dark, the arch is very beautifully illuminated. This arch was erected by ex-cadets in memory of graduates of the college who died in combat.
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RMC Museum

2) RMC Museum

The RMC Museum is the museum of the Royal Military College. Founded in 1962, the museum is located in the Fort Frederick Building on the college campus. The museum's collection relates to the history and development of the military college, and the exhibits are used to help train college cadets. Here you can see the Martello Tower and a number of old cannons.
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Royal Military College of Canada

3) Royal Military College of Canada (must see)

The Royal Military College of Canada is a historic institution founded by the Canadian Parliament in 1874. It is the only military university of its kind in Canada. A tall clock tower is the central feature of the college's main building.
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Fort Henry

4) Fort Henry (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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Barriefield Antiques

5) Barriefield Antiques

Barriefield Antiques is a large antique shop that offers a wide selection of collectibles. Here you can buy watches, paintings, ceramics and beautiful silverware. There are many other eclectic items, all of which are of the highest quality.
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Saint Mark's Anglican Church

6) Saint Mark's Anglican Church

Saint Mark's Anglican Church was built more than 150 years ago on a high piece of land. It is an impressive limestone building with a tall square tower. The church was named after John Marks, who donated part of his farmland as a site for the church in 1843. Inside is a beautiful organ chamber, altar and furniture made from dark oak. The main feature of the church is its stained glass windows. You can also see the church's original bell, which dates back to 1852.

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