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Militia Garrison 1837-38

When regular forces were dispatched to Lower Canada in 1837-38, supporters of Mackenzie's rebellion congregated on Hickory Island, intending to attack the undefended city of Kingston. Their plan was thwarted by Richard Bonnycastle who quickly assembled a number of militia regiments to defend the city.

Location

In the northeast corner of City Park, on the West Street side, Kingston

Region: Eastern Ontario

County/District: County of Frontenac

Municipality: City of Kingston

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