The Expedia.ca Travel Blog recently named Kingston as one of Canada’s “charming historic towns”.
Nine communities were featured, some of the cities chosen for their legacy or unique origins stories with others included for their historic sites.
When speaking of Kingston, the author writes that you “can’t talk about Canada’s history without mentioning Kingston, Ontario.”
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It mentions local landmarks Hotel Belvedere, constructed in 1880, the Prince George Hotel and Sir John A MacDonald’s home, Bellevue House National Historic Site.
Expedia.ca produced the list to highlight some of the “most delightful historic towns” in the country as part of Canada’s upcoming 150th anniversary .
Other cities included in the article are Trinity, Newfoundland and Labrador; Nelson, British Columbia; St. Andrews, New Brunswick; Digby, Nova Scotia; St. Anthony, Newfoundland and Labrador; Powell River, British Columbia; Jasper, Alberta; and Kamouraska, Quebec.
You read the full article on Expedia.ca.
Image: Wikimedia Commons (pd)
Postcard of Kingston waterfront c.1900, approx from the end of Princess Street to Queen Street