Murney Tower

Murney Tower is a Martello tower in , , , whose construction dates to January 1846. The Tower was built in response to the Oregon Crisis, which was a tense dispute over the border between British North America and the United States in the 1840s.

Landmarks in the Area

The Museum of Health Care is located in , Canada in the Ann Baillie Building on the site and covers medical history from the 18th century to the modern era. is situated 190 meters northwest of Murney Tower. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The Bracken Health Sciences Library at Queen's University in , , Canada, occupies two floors of Botterell Hall. is situated 270 meters northwest of Murney Tower.

The Kingston General Hospital is an acute-care teaching hospital affiliated with Queen's University located in , . is situated 280 meters northwest of Murney Tower. Photo: P199, Public domain.

Kingston Yacht Club is a private yacht club based in , , Canada. is situated 320 meters east of Murney Tower. Photo: Illustratedjc, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Portsmouth Village is a formerly incorporated village in which was annexed to become a neighbourhood of , , in 1952. is situated 2½ km west of Murney 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 9 km northeast of Murney Tower.

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