The Untold History of Green Woods Inn

In the field across from Kingston’s Historic Green Woods Inn lies a large boulder with an even bigger history behind it. At first glance it appears bland as any old rock, but actually bears a long and interesting history unknown to both visitors and residents of Kingston.

The story behind the boulder starts with a man named George Baxter, a Scotsman who immigrated to Canada in 1818 to take a job as principal of the Royal Grammar School in Kingston.? After settling into his life in Kingston, Goerge Baxter invited his parents Peter and Margaret Barbara to bring their daughter Isabelle to live in Canada. read more

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