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Shoal Tower: general information

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Shoal Tower

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  • Type of destination: National Historic Site
  • Location of destination: Canada - Ontario
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Completed in 1847 and built on a shoal in Kingston Harbour, Shoal Tower's field of fire protected Kingston's commercial harbour and the entrance to the Rideau Canal.
Shoal Tower is part of the Kingston Fortifications .
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Completed in 1847 and built on a shoal in Kingston Harbour, Shoal Tower's field of fire protected Kingston's commercial harbour and the entrance to the Rideau Canal.
Shoal Tower is part of the Kingston Fortifications .
More information  

Shoal Tower: nearby sleeping facilities

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8 preferred sleeping facilities (B&B's, inns, motels, etc.):

Gananoque Inn & Spa
Islandview Inn
Island View B&B
Victoria Rose Inn
Glen House Resort
Misty Isles Lodge
Capricorn Motel Royale
Sleepy Hollow Bed & Breakfast

Shoal Tower: nearby destinations

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