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Defining a Nation Tours

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Chimney Island, Jones Falls, Fort Henry, Canada's First Railway Tunnel, Aquatarium

Even in the centuries before Europeans came to North America, the St. Lawrence River and Great Lakes were natural boundaries between peoples before they became a boundary between nations. 

Through the 18th and 19th Centuries fortifications on both sides of the St. Lawrence River, from Kingston to Prescott in Canada marked this river corridor and natural boundary as a region that would be tested by the wills and militaries of nations as they sought power over trade and lands.

These tours will take you to the various sites of military installations and conflicts in this upper part of the St. Lawrence, and Thousand Islands. No war is a cause for celebration, but the sites have a tremendous value in learning and remembering their cause and effect.