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Hilltop History: A Fort Henry Podcast



Meet the magnificent people who make history come alive at Fort Henry National Historic Site. Hear untold stories, learn something new and dive into Kingston's and Canada's rich history with your hosts JJ and Al.


Episode 1 - Behind the Limestone

High on a hill overlooking the first capital of Canada stands a magnificent 19th-century British military fortification. Fort Henry’s limestone walls hold incredible tales and a long, intriguing history. Welcome to Hilltop History where our hosts JJ and Al take you on a journey through time. Polish your boots, shine your buttons and let's begin!


Episode 2 - Bringing the Boom!

Ready, aim, FIRE! Black powder smoke billows out from the massive guns on the ramparts overlooking Lake Ontario. Learn how a collection of nineteenth-century historic weapons still work today and who's behind the explosive BOOM at Fort Henry.


Episode 3 - Exertion & Desertion

Discipline within the ranks has been the foundation of Fort Henry's garrisoned units – from the British Army in the nineteenth century to the Guard of today. Hear all about what it takes to become a Fort Henry Guard - the pride, friendships, and the commitment to the past with drills, training and dedication!


Fort Henry

1 Fort Henry Drive
Kingston, ON, K7K 5G8
Tel: 1-800-437-2233 or 613-542-7388
getaway@parks.on.ca

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