Exhibit to Feature the History and Lives of the People of Rideau Heights

Published on: 2018/06/01 - in News

A new exhibit – Rideau Heights and the North End: A story of the people – is set to open to the public on Thursday, June 14 from 10am until noon.

Located in the Rideau Heights Community Centre and Library at 85 MacCauley St., the display will include archival images and documents and artifacts borrowed from community members and groups to highlight the vibrant history and personalities of Rideau Heights and the north end up to the present day.

‚ÄúThis exhibit looks at the history of this area and those who have lived here,” said City curator Paul Roberston in a release.”Our research included interviews with current residents who spoke about the multiple generations of people who have called this neighbourhood home, a place known for its loyalty, pride, generosity, community commitment and resilience.”

UPDATE: Watch this video from the City of Kingston about the exhibit:


The Rideau Heights Community Centre and Library celebrated its grand opening this past April 21st.

It offers a schedule of programs and activities from Kingston Frontenac Public Library along with the Boys and Girls Club of Kingston and Area, Seniors Association, Loving Spoonful, and other service providers.

Image: Google