Princess Street, Kingston, August 2003 on Flickr.
Kingston’s Princess Street is arguably the main artery of that city, currently the major retail district (though this may have changed) and historically part of the old colonial Toronto-Montreal route. The photographer is visible in shadow at the bottom.
(Kingstoners, can you confirm where on Princess Street this was taken?)
Kingston City Hall, Ontario (1) on Flickr.
Kingston City Hall ( 216 Ontario Street ) is a handsome Neoclassical building built in 1844. Very close to the waterfront, separated from the harbour only by Confederation Park 19th century building dominates the downtown.
The Market Square located behind City Hall, away from Lake Ontario, hosts a farmer’s market shown in the fourth photo of this series.
Statue of Sir John A. MacDonald, City Park, Kingston on Flickr.
This statue of John A. MacDonald , Canada’s first prime minister and long-time resident of Kingston, stands in Kingston’s City Park .
As one would expect given its prominence, this statue has a seen many things happen around it. I has been the focus for ceremonies in this year, as the 200th anniversary of MacDonald’s birth is celebrated. In 2013, it was also vandalized , spraypainted with signs condemning Canadian settlement colonialism.
Sketch of Oronhyatekha. The Toronto World, August 27, 1897. If Oronhyatekha were alive today, he’d be considered an expert networker. He jokingly referred
I found it remarkable how a Mohawk in 19th century Canada, subject to so much state oppression, was able to achieve so much in the course of his life. What a remarkable man.