Kenora

(Town)
See: Kenora (City)
Former Names (no longer used): Fort St. Charles (1732-1882?); Rat Portage (1882-1905); Kenora (1905+)

LOCATION:
Historic (Geographic) Location*: Jaffray Township, Kenora District
Current (Municipal) Location: City of Kenora

Originally named Fort St. Charles by La Verendryes in 1732; Claimed by Manitoba in 1882 and renamed Rat Portage; Reclaimed by Ontario in 1892; Renamed Kenora in 1905


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