Kingston Ontario History

Timeline created by stanbri
In History
  • FORT FRONTENAC

    Sieur de Lasalle lands here, calls the place Cataraqui, and builds Fort Frontenac. You can still see some of the stones from the fort behind the present-day KRock Centre.
  • LOYALISTS

    When the Americans declared their independence, people who wanted to stay loyal to Britain came and settled here, led by Captain Michael Grass.
  • MARKET

    The first market days were held in the square behind City Hall.
  • WAR OF 1812

  • KINGSTON PENITENTIARY

  • REBELLION OF 1837-1838