Fort Frontenac


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Fort Frontenac:

see KingstonKingston,
city (1991 pop. 56,597), S Ont., Canada, on Lake Ontario, near the head of the St. Lawrence River and at the end of Rideau Canal from Ottawa. Kingston has probably the best harbor on the lake.
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, Ont., Canada.
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Military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Bayard Barron said Davies was an infantry officer currently posted to Fort Frontenac.
But remarkably within days, the couple then learned that Fort Frontenac, home of their private rehearsal dinner and pre-wedding ceremony for guests, was subject to the same construction fate.
Nouvelle France, captured a group of Cayuga warriors near Fort Frontenac
In order to control the fur trade, French explorer LaSalle founded Fort Frontenac in 1673.
Then an educational talk and slideshow was put on by Sue Bazely on the history of Fort Frontenac. As director of The Cataraqui Archaeological, digging into Kingston's history is her forte.
He took charge of Fort Frontenac on Lake Ontario and later undertook numerous expeditions.
A few pages on, he artfully conveys the underlying desperation of this last great victory in the doomed defense of New France when six weeks after defeat at Ticonderoga British and provincial raiders destroyed the French supply base at Fort Frontenac, where Lake Ontario empties into the St.
Il joua un role d'interprete dans les expeditions de La Barre et de Denonville avant d'etre capture au fort Frontenac en 1689.
With Frontenac's support, La Salle went to France in the fall of 1674 and obtained approval from the king for a settlement and fort named Fort Frontenac, which he had already built on Lake Ontario.
Fort Frontenac, located on the site of what is now Kingston, Ontario, was captured by British forces under Col.
Born in New London, Connecticut (1728), and later moved to the Mohawk valley; served in Sir William Johnson's expedition against Crown Point (August-September 1755), and fought at the battle of Lake George (September 8); fought at General Abercrombie's defeat at Fort Ticonderoga (July 8, 1758) and served at Colonel Bradstreet's capture of Fort Frontenac (Kingston, Ontario) (August 27); served under Johnson again in operations around Fort Niagara (June-July 1759) and Montreal (September 1760); fled to Canada at the start of the Revolution, where he worked in Indian affairs; served in St.

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