Thursday, June 20, 2013


The stone walls of Fort Johnston still remain, named after Benjamin Johnston, an early pioneer and the first postmaster of Port Carling. Concerned about the potential threat of attack from Fenian raids, it was built strategically atop a rocky promontory that commanded a view of the Indian River and any invaders, but now offers a scenic view busy with boaters, and with the Canadian flag flying proudly.

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