Tuesday, June 28, 2011

First Capital Discovery

Start your visit with a ride on the Confederation Tour Trolley, highlighting the long history of Kingston and some facts about Sir John A. MacDonald that you probably have never heard before! After the tour, you’ll know what you want a closer second look at.

Then visit Fort Henry, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Sentries guard the entrance to this 19th century British military fortress, only to let you in if you are ready to enter British garrison life during the year of Canada's confederation.
You will also visit Bellevue House, once the home of Sir John A. Macdonald. Restored to the 1840s period, and staffed by costumed interpreters, the house and gardens are kept much as they would have been during the time that Macdonald lived here with his wife and infant son.
In the evening, take the Haunted Walk, an evening tour of local ghost stories and darker history. The tour takes place when the lights are low and the atmosphere is just right for a good ghost story. The Haunted Walk tour presents the city

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