Sick City: Unlocking the Secrets of Kingston's Medical History - Historic Places Days

Sick City: Unlocking the Secrets of Kingston’s Medical History

Ann Baillie Building
32 George Street, Kingston, ON, Canada
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8 July - 21 August, 2022 | Various

Walk in the footsteps of some of Kingston’s earliest residents and arrivals as they engage in a quest for health care in the Limestone City. The story of establishment of one of Canada’s oldest public hospitals, Kingston General Hospital, is one full of success and sacrifice, triumph and tragedy. Join us for a fascinating look into the lives of those that lived, arrived and died here, as we unlock the secrets of Kingston’s medical history.

 Details: Offering tours Friday-Sunday at 10:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm.

 This walking tour is 1 hour 45 minutes in duration (20 minutes total walking time, 1.5km) and runs rain or shine! Please dress for the weather, bring water and protect yourself from the sun.

Our tour is family-friendly and includes a scavenger hunt and mystery letter decoding activity for kids!

 Booking: Groups bookings are restricted to 12 guests

 Cost:$10 per group, max. 12 people 

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Family-Friendly
  • National Historic Site
  • Washrooms
  • Guided Tour

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