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  • To provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of papers with relevant historical content and to provide for the publication of such papers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



The 2021-22 Executive

Back Row: Tabitha Renaud, Peter Gower, Anne Richardson, Paul van Nest
Middle Row: Peter Ginn, Don Richardson, Barry Keefe, Vincent Durant
Front Row: Betty Andrews, Warren Everett, Alan MacLachlan, Paul Charbonneau

Absent: Duncan McDowall




2020-2021 Executive: (to contact any of these, please email kingstonhs@gmail.com  with the person’s name as the Subject
President: Vincent Durant
Past President: Warren Everett
Vice President:Paul Charbonneau
Secretary: Don Richardson
Treasurer: Peter Ginn
Councillors:  Betty Andrews, Barry Keefe,  Alan MacLachlan, Dr. Duncan McDowall, Dr. Tabitha Renaud, Anne Richardson, Paul Van Nest (Membership Secretary)

Editor, Historic Kingston: Peter Gower
Editor, Limelight: Betty Andrews
Director, Murney Tower: Tabitha Renaud
Webmaster: Peter Gower