About The Kingston Historical Society

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  • To provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of papers with relevant historical content and to provide for the publication of such papers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.

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