Shoal Tower

Shoal Tower, originally known as Victoria Tower, is a Martello tower located in the harbour of , , directly opposite Kingston City Hall.

Landmarks in the Area

Town hall
Kingston City Hall is the seat of local government in , Canada. is situated 220 meters northwest of Shoal Tower. Photo: Andrew pmk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

St. George's Cathedral in , , is the cathedral church of the Anglican Diocese of Ontario. is situated 390 meters west of Shoal Tower. Photo: SimonP, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
Leon's Centre is an indoor stadium in downtown , Canada, at the intersection of Ontario Street and Place d'Armes. is situated 520 meters north of Shoal Tower. Photo: P199, Public domain.

Military facility
Fort Frontenac was a French trading post and military fort built in July 1673 at the mouth of the Cataraqui River where the St. is situated 530 meters north of Shoal Tower. Photo: P199, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Portsmouth Village is a formerly incorporated village in which was annexed to become a neighbourhood of , , in 1952. is situated 3½ km west of Shoal Tower. Photo: Wolvog22, Public domain.

Kingston Mills, located approximately 7 kilometres north of downtown , is the southern-most lockstation and one of 24 lockstations of the Rideau Canal system. is situated 8 km north of Shoal Tower.

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