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City of Kingston

Location: Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Kingston is a Canadian city located in Eastern Ontario where the St. Lawrence River flows out of Lake Ontario. The city is sited at the mouth of the Cataraqui River (south end of the Rideau Canal). Kingston is nicknamed the "Limestone City" because of the many heritage buildings constructed using local limestone. more ...

Martello Towers, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, City of Kingston

Line of defence: three Martello towers (Shoal Tower, Fort Frederick, Cathcart Tower). A fourth tower, Murney Tower, is located southwest of this location. Shoal Tower, originally known as Victoria Tower, is a Martello tower located in the harbour (Confederation Basin) of Kingston, Ontario, Canada, directly opposite Kingston City Hall. It is one of four such towers built in the 1840s to protect Kingston's harbour and the entrance to the Rideau Canal. Built in 1847, this limestone tower is 11 m high and 16.5 m in diameter. Credit: commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Three_Martellos_in_Kingston_Ontario.jpg

GPS: 44 deg 13' 52.22" N, 76 deg 29' 9.44" W (44.2311722, -76.4859556)

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