"STONE FRIGATE" ~ Kingston
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
N 44° 13.770 W 076° 28.008
18T E 382854 N 4898409
Quick Description: Once part of a large and active naval dockyard, this substantial stone building was erected as a warehouse for naval stores. I found this on a recent trip to Canada.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 8/15/2007 9:49:17 AM
Waymark Code: WM20HC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 42

Long Description:
Plaque Text:
Once part of a large and active naval dockyard, this substantial stone building was erected as a warehouse for naval stores. Although initially planned in 1816, it was not completed until four years later when the need for storage facilities to hold gear and rigging from British warships dismantled in compliance with the Rush-Bagot Agreement had become acute. After the Rebellion of 1837 the building briefly functioned as a barracks for the naval detachment charged with patrolling the lakes. It was then apparently used as a storehouse again. By 1876 the structure, now known as the Stone Frigate, had been refitted to house the newly-established Royal Military College of Canada, an institution it continues to serve.

Plaque Location
The County of Frontenac
The City of Kingston
Address or location of plaque: On the grounds of the Royal Military College on the east side of the Parade Square

Physical location of plaque: City

"Ontario Plaques" Website for this "Plaque": [Web Link]

Description of any physical remains at site of "Historical Plaque": The beautiful building is still there.

This 'Plaque' describes: A 'Structure'

Condition of sign: Excellent

Is this a bilingual sign?: Yes !

What is the second/third language?: Française

A web-site for more details.: Not listed

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