Welcome to our Website

            We are a group of community volunteers dedicated to the preservation of built and cultural heritage in southeastern Ontario, Canada.  Based in the City of Kingston, we succeed because of the support of our valued membership and generous sponsorsWe accomplish our objectives by delivering informative heritage related tours, talks and workshops and by recognising heritage property owners, architects and contractors for their contributions to heritage conservation.  Learn more.  (This website was last updated on 2 March, 2016)


Upcoming Events

EARLY  NOTICE:  Join us at the RCHA Club on Tuesday 29 March, 7:00 PM, to learn about the history, salvaging and restoration of endangered 19th Century Lighthouses of the Thousand Islands.

         Mary Alice Snetsinger is a Conservation Biologist working in the Kingston area.  She grew up in the United States and Canada and worked for four years at the Thousand Islands National Park.  She became interested in the 19th century lighthouses of the Thousand Islands in 1997, and has been
researching helping to recover them ever since.

Additional details will be posted here when available.  E-mail reminder messages to members will be broadcast
nearer the event.


IMG_0594Our 2015 Annual Heritage Conservation
Award Presentations took place on Tuesday 13 October, 2015  Click here for Details



Photos courtesy of Malcolm Norwood


Upper Canada Stonehouse Group logo  We welcome our newest Benefactor!

Our 2015 Annual General Meeting
took place on Thursday 28 May, 2015
at the Tett Centre for Creative Learning


Photo courtesy of
Jennifer McKendryFrom J McKendry

See our Annual Report to Members here.

See the Visual Presentation about the transformation of the old Morton Brewery into the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning.
By Rob Crothers, The City’s Project Engineer
who oversaw the project.   (Large file – loads slowly!)