Shoal Tower National Historic Site

Kingston Fortifications National Historic Site

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Kingston Fortifications National Historic Site, which includes which includes Fort Henry, Murney Tower, Cathcart Tower and Shoal Tower, is looking to hear from you as part of theirmanagement planning process.

Shoal Tower National Historic Site is a circular stone defensive tower located on a shoal in the harbour, directly offshore from the site of the historic City Hall and the site of the former Market Battery in Kingston Ontario. From this location, the Shoal Tower had a commanding field of fire over Kingston’s commercial harbour and the entrance to the Rideau Canal. Official recognition refers to the tower itself plus the submerged rubble and cribbing associated with the tower’s construction.

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