Our Mandate:

  • To create, foster and maintain interest in the history and heritage of the City of Kingston and its environs
  • To provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of papers with relevant historical content and to provide for the publication of such papers
  • To organize, manage, promote and assist in providing and maintaining historical museums, plaques, cairns, and other monuments to the historical past
  • To acquire documents, maps, books, photographs and other historical data and tangible articles of historic interest with a view to the preservation and display as such articles at such times and in such places as may be decided upon by the Society 
  • To be an advocate for the preservation of buildings and areas of historic interest in the City of Kingston and district.
About Us

The Kingston Historical Society

2017-2018 Executive:

President:                    Marcus Letourneau
Past President:           Lou Grimshaw
Vice President:           Graeme Watson
Secretary:                    Don Richardson
Treasurer:                   Peter Ginn
Councillors:                 Joe Brites, Tabitha Renaud, Anne Richardson, Marc Shaw,
                                     Paul Van Nest (Membership Secretary), 
John Whiteley

Editor, Historic Kingston:       Virginia Letourneau
Editor, Limelight:                     Betty Andrews
Director, Murney Tower:        Graeme Watson

Webmaster:                                 Peter Gower