Kingston (City & Municipality) http://www.city.kingston.on.ca
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Other Names (also known as): City of Kingston
Former Name(s): Fort Cataraqui (1673-?); Fort Frontenac (?-c1784); Kingston (c1784+)
Established 1673 by the French as Cataraqui (Fort); Renamed Fort Frontenac, then Kingston by 1784 after King George III; Was the capital of the province of Canada 1841-1843
One of Ontario's Municipalities; Incorporated 1998
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