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    The little ones being soldiers
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    Museum Ship Alexander Henry

    by sunnywong Written Feb 25, 2003

    The Alexander Henry was built at the Port Arthur Shipbuilding Company and launched in 1958. It provided ice breaking service on the upper Great Lakes until 1984 when it was retired to Kingston.
    It is the largest artifact in the museum collection.

    Museum Ship Alexander Henry, Kingston
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    Kingston City Hall Tours

    by sunnywong Written Feb 25, 2003

    Built when Kingston was the Capital of Canada in 1841, City Hall is a magnificent museum and historic treasure chest.

    The Kingston City Hall Tour Guide Program is up and operational on a daily basis effective May 21, 2002. Tours are available Monday through Friday from 10-4:00 p.m. City Hall will also be open for tours on Canada Day, July 1, 2002 - as well as Saturdays and Sundays, from 11-3:00 p.m., throughout July and August.

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    those ladies revive how people...

    by katie_park Written Sep 2, 2002

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    those ladies revive how people used to publish newspapers in the past days... the whole process had to pass through hands. looks like it requires much work really... there are tens of--i did not exactly count them though--pieces of letter-printed blocks, and they should be composed, the printed to make words, phrases, sentences blablabla~~
    while looking around the upper canada village, you will be soaked to ancient life~

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    you can see my hostgrandma,...

    by katie_park Written Sep 2, 2002

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    you can see my hostgrandma, Lucille, two of my friends, and me in this picture...
    as i mentioned above, you will have some ideas the variety of life styles in past days wandering the upper canada village.

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    The Cataraqui Town Center

    by Deus_ultima Written Aug 26, 2002

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    This is the main shopping center in Kingston. It's fairly complete and nice. It also serves as a place for kids too young for clubs to meet. (Seeing all of them around the second floor mezzanine, flirting and coming up with al the tricks you see on YM's cover was kinda cute..)

    It's also the major bus terminal.

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    Scuba Diving

    by hayward68 Written Aug 25, 2002

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    This is a great area for diving. There are many wrecks in the St. Lawrence Seaway which you can explore, many of them having sunk in the early 1900's. I did my own diving certification tests about an hour east of Kingston in Brockville. We did the dives by a wreck called the Keystorm, that sank in about 1912.

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    CPR 1095 Steam Locomotive

    by sunnywong Written Feb 25, 2003

    This steam locomotive is now static display at the park across Kingston City Hall. People named it 'Spirit of A. Macdonald' to commemorate Canada's first prime minister.

    CN 1095 Steam Locomotive, Kingston
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    This is not a tourist Mecca or...

    by Deus_ultima Written Aug 26, 2002

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    This is not a tourist Mecca or anything..but for your information, this is the PMQ where Bryan Adams was raised!
    :)

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    Spa!!

    by Deus_ultima Written Aug 26, 2002

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    I wasn't there, I just saw the mural and figured, well..if someone wants to stay in the area, a spa is always cool
    :)

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    Queen's University

    by hayward68 Updated Aug 25, 2002

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    This university was started by the Church of Scotland in the 1840s and has a lovely campus which you can take tours of. Many of my high school classmates attended this university.

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