Kingston Peninsula Heritage





 
   Upcoming Events



1810 Carter House Open June 29 to September 2
  
The 1810 Carter House Tea Room opens for the season Thursday, June 29th and will remain open Tuesday to Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, until Saturday, September 2nd (except for Canada Day when we will be closed). Drop by to enjoy a hot pot of tea, served in china cups, with sandwiches and sweets prepared daily by our staff. Tours of the house are provided or wander about this unique cottage and garden. Sales via cash only in 2017, or by identified cheque, as the use of credit cards is cancelled. The store next door has an ATM Machine for public use. #874 Route 845, Kingston | (506) 832-2902 
   
  
John Fisher Memorial Museum Open June 29 to September 2

    
    The John Fisher Memorial Museum, located in the basement of Macdonald Consolidated School, Kingston will be open from Tuesday to Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
    The summer show entitled, Growth of a Nation - Canada 150 Exhibit. is a celebration of the Kingston Peninsula’s past and present. The exhibit includes heritage highlights of the Kingston Peninsula, as well as an interactive online map to follow to great heritage destinations throughout the peninsula. Visit the museum, follow the map and discover our heritage! Register your locations at the museum and be entered for a chance to win a Peninsula Prize Pack! 
   The public is invited to the John Fisher Memorial Museum for the summer gallery official opening on Thursday, July 6 at 7:30pm.
   
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     St. John River Day  - Saturday June 24 

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   11:30 am: Celebration at St. James Anglican Church
   12:00 Noon: Ringing of the bells followed by picnic lunch at Cedars Lighthouse. Bring your lunch and follow the marked trail next to the church to the river. Beverages provided!
   8:00 pm: Bonfire at White’s Bluff Wharf with songs and tales to celebrate “The Great River” – plus hotdogs & marshmallows! There will be a ‘passing of the hat’ toward repair costs needed for this public access to the river. 

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     Save White's Bluff Wharf Party -
             Saturday July 22 10:30am - 4:30pm 
   
 Join the White’s Bluff Fundraising Committee for a summer party on White’s Bluff Wharf, Saturday July 22nd (rain dates July 23rd, 29th, 30th). The party is a fundraising event to support the repair of the wharf concrete, with costs up to $25,000.00. Funds must be raised by our community to help save this iconic landmark, maintain public access and the enjoyment the wharf provides. Please join us for this fun-filled day on the wharf with yoga classes, children’s activities, BBQ, music, 50 – 50 draw and more! For further information or to donate to this worthy cause contact Kathy Fullerton at 763-2037. You can also support us through our regular 50/50 draws at Fullerton’s Market, Whitehead Country Store, Kingston Mercantile and Reeds Point Pub. 


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     Charlotte's Tea at 1810 Carter House
           Monday August 14 at 2:00pm and 6:00pm
 
  
Charlotte Fullerton loved local history, a good cup of tea and good times with friends! To mark what would have been her 101st birthday, Peninsula Heritage is pleased to present this special tea in her memory. Gather your friends and come sample our many teas and a delicious array of home made desserts. Two sittings available but seats are limited – reservations are required for this special event. Please call 1810 Carter House at 832- 2902 or Kathleen Fullerton at 763-2037 to save your seat! Tickets $15.00/person with unlimited tea and dessert | 874 Route 845, Kingston 


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     Canada 150 Gospel Night
           Wednesday August 23 at 7:00pm

 
   A gospel night, featuring songs from 150 years ago played on various organs displayed in the museum. The latest organ acquisition was used on the river boats; petite and mobile, it could be easily removed from the steamboat to a person’s home for entertainment. Refreshments will be served. John Fisher Memorial Museum  3366 Route 845, Kingston (basement of Macdonald Consolidated School)
      


   
 
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  - Please consider joining Kingston Peninsula Heritage and support the works of the group - see the Membership tab. 
    
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    Kingston Peninsula Heritage Inc. is a non-profit, charitable organization that promotes preservation of the area’s heritage resources.  The organization involves people representing a broad interest in the human and natural history of the Kingston Peninsula.  The group’s ambitious agenda includes programes to; enhance identified built heritage sites, develop awareness and education, maintain an artifact collection and museum facility, create heritage displays, community signage, pamphlets, newsletters, publications and many other innovative projects.
 
                                  
                                                           
                                        
 
                                             Trinity Church Steeple
 
 
 
       Trinity Church was built in 1789 and is the oldest Anglican Church in New Brunswick. There are various interesting architectural features in the church and it houses the oldest operating pipe organ in Canada. The associated Loyalist Burial Grounds contain the resting place of many of the first settlers to the area.
 
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