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A Cornerstone of History: The Doner Block
Vol. 12 No. 3
by Lori Nelson

Three corners of the intersection of Main Street and Second Street in Kenora are graced with some of the town’s finest examples of early architecture and construction.

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The Kenricia Hotel
Vol. 17 No. 3

This year, exactly 100 years from the date that the contract was awarded for the construction of the Tourist Hotel (as it was originally known), the historic Kenora landmark is being considered for heritage designation by the Kenora City Council. On the recommendation of the Municipal Heritage Committee, Heritage Kenora, Council has made known their intention to designate this fine building which represents for the community one of its earliest efforts in attracting tourists to the town. As well, the architecture of the building, while having undergone some changes over its 100-year history, is noted in being Northern Ontario┬╣s best example of a Beaux-Arts influenced hotel.

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Do Not Miss

SUMMER SPEAKERS' SERIES
Historians Share Their Research on the
La Verendrye and Father Aulneau Story
June 25 and June 26 @ 7pm
Learn more about the 2 part presentation and the presenters

In Our Temporary Exhibit Gallery

OPENING JULY 1
SHIIBAASHKA'IGAN
Honouring the Sacred Jingle Dress
July 1 - October 19 2019
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