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Fort Frontenac

Fort Frontenac

Photo by contributor Colin Old - Posted November, 2009

Crawford Purchase

Photo by contributor Wayne Adam - Posted December, 2009

Fort Frontenac

Photo Source - Wikimedia

Plaque Location

The County of Frontenac
The City of Kingston
On the right side entrance gate at
Tete du Pont Barracks at 1 Ontario Street
east of Barrack Street

Coordinates: N 44 14.004 W 76 28.709


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Plaque Text

Here stood Fort Cataraqui or Frontenac built by Count de Frontenac in July, 1673, and rebuilt by La Salle in 1675. For many years the key to the West, the base of La Salle's explorations and a French outpost against the Iroquois and English. Abandoned 1689, rebuilt 1696, captured by British troops under Colonel John Bradstreet, 27th August, 1758.

Another plaque at this location
The Crawford Purchase

Related Ontario plaque
René-Robert Cavelier de La Salle at Cataracoui



Kingston Plaques

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