Montreal to Kingston Stagecoach

Montreal to Kingston Stagecoach200 years ago today! This advertisement is out of the January 13th edition of the Kingston Gazette and describes the new stage line that is running between Montreal and Kingston. The journey is two days long, leaving Montreal on Mondays and Thursdays arriving Kingston Wednesdays and Saturdays. It being winter they are using sleighs, that have “been made comfortable for the purpose”. If you want to take a look at the newspapers of Kingston’s past check out Digital Kingston a project through the Kingston Frontenac Public Library.

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