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A virtual tour of Kingston and area during the Great War

March 20, 2015 -

When: 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 26

Where: Delahaye Room, Central Kingston Frontenac Public Library, 130 Johnson St.

Who: Sponsored by the City of Kingston, Heritage Resource Centre

What: The Heritage Resource Centre presents an information session with historian Peter Gower

The Heritage Resource Centre is presenting an information session with local historian Peter Gower. He will take you on an illustrated tour of the city and townships, viewing sites important to Kingstonians during the First World War. Included in this presentation will be rarely-seen photos of the Barriefield Camp and the incomplete La Salle Causeway, as well as some lesser-known trivia from a century ago.

Gower has served as chair of the municipal heritage committee and now serves as the president of the Kingston Historical Society.

All are welcome to this event at no cost. Please assist organizers in planning for the event by confirming attendance at heritage@cityofkingston.ca

Learn more about the Heritage Resource Centre at www.CityofKingston.ca/Heritage.

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 120,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Our vision – to become Canada's most sustainable city – focusses our efforts on: environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality. Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, media relations officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116, or call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.