Over the past few years Kingston Peninsula Heritage has been active in many heritage projects. A few are listed below.
- The summer exhibit at the museum included a display of steamboat artifacts, pictures and information including the wheel of the Hampton, engine gong of B.F. Tibbets' first boat, the Reindeer (1845). Interactive items included barrel rolling, knot tying, boat trimming and block and tackle.
- June 4 - Trail day at Moss Glen Nature Trail where several volunteers cleared and generally spruced up the trail. The weather wasn't great but hot dogs and drinks were provided for those who did show up. The painted trillium blossoms were out in full force.
200th Anniversary of First Steamboat - May 19
- To commemorate and celebrate the 200th anniversary of the first steamboat in New Brunswick (see St. John River Steamboats), a joint concert was planned between the MacDonald Consolidated School Choir and the Kingston Peninsula Heritage Choir at 7pm Thursday May 19 at Trinity Church in Kingston. The concert included many period songs and a few recent New Brunswick favorites. The 1785 Hedgeland Organ was played by local musician Carolyn Murray. You even heard the sound of a steamboat engine. The concert was followed by refreshments in the Parish Hall. Free will offering only.
A second concert was held jointly with Queens County Heritage at 7:30pm on May 20 in Gagetown at the Queens County Court House. A few steamboat era ghost rose for the occasion. Both concerts were great events with 150 folks out at Kingston and 50 at Gagetown.
- April - Steamboat Era presentations to Cambridge Narrows and MacDonald Consolidated Schools
- The Annual General Meeting took place at 7:30 pm on Thursday February 18 at the John Fisher Memorial Museum.
the re-addition of a back summer kitchen. The
grand opening took place July 2 with a great
turnout and lovely evening.
- July/August - The summer gallery commemorated the community of Clifton.
- Three Heritage River Cruises were organized with Kings County Heritage, Queens County Heritage and the St. John River Society. Trips between Saint John, Long Reach, Gagetown and Fredericton were a great success with excursions on the river enjoyed by many.
- July/August - The summer gallery commemorated the designation of the St. John River as the 38th Heritage River in Canada (Sept. 2013) with old and new pictures and artifacts on display.
- June - Coronation Tea (in conjunction with the Anglican Parish) celebrated the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's coronation.
- July/August - The summer gallery commemorated the coronation with various artifacts and artwork
- The museum collections committee continued to update the virtual collection.
- The Kingston Peninsula Heritage Choir presented the War of 1812 concert at various locations including the commemoration of the March of the 104th in Fredericton (February). Other performances included the IODE annual meeting, School District 8 Heritage Fair, Kings Landing, Brundage Point, Grand Manan, St. Andrews Blockhouse and Carleton Martello Tower.
- The commemoration of the "Grand Communications Route" in association with the War of 1812 activities saw a canoe reenactment from Cabano,PQ to Saint John during June and July.
- July/August - The summer gallery presented a show of Kathy Thornhill's photography entitled "Backroads of New Brunswick"
- The Kingston Peninsula Heritage Choir was formed in late winter and performed the first War of 1812 concert at Mount Hope Farm in June. Other concerts were held with a wonderful joint concert with MacDonald Consolidated School at Trinity Church in the fall.
- The museum collections committee continued through the winter to update the virtual collection and catalog artifacts.
- July/August - The summer gallery presented a show by Chas Mckay of wood sculptures entitled "Woodcuts".
- "Charlotte Amanda Whelpley's Wedding Dress" was restored and presented in an upgraded display module in the museum.
- A display of Champlain's astrolabe was opened in the museum in August. Champlain would have used this navigational tool during his explorations in eastern North America.
- Kingston Peninsula Heritage commemorated the 400th anniversary of the first European settlement in New Brunswick with a celebration on Caton's Island on September 10th. Various speakers including the Lieutenant Governor, Graydon Nicholas attended.
- Upgrading the John Fisher Memorial Museum