Militia Garrison 1837-38

Commemorating the services of the first permanent Militia Garrison of Kingston, assembled by Lieutenant-Colonel R.H. Bonnycastle to defend this city during the Upper Canadian Rebellion. The mobilization saved Kingston from invasion since the regular forces had been sent to Lower Canada. The troops used this area as their drill ground.

Queen’s Marine Artillery
Perth Artillery
Frontenac Light Dragoons
1st and 2nd Addington Light Dragoons
1st Hastings Light Dragoons
1st and 2nd Frontenac
2nd and 3rd Prince Edward
1st and 2nd Addington
2nd Lennox
Belleville Rifles
Independent Companies
Tyendinaga Mohawks


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