The Clock Tower at 140 Stone St, South is #2 on the Town of Gananoque’s self guided tour. Its description there reads:
“This 28m (85ft) Clock Tower was a gift to the town from Charles McDonald a descendant of one of the founding families of Gananoque and was erected in 1903. It was designed by noted American architect Franklin T. Lent” (Copies of the tour are available at the Gananoque and 1000 Island Visitor Centre, 10 King East.)
Some additional interesting facts about the clock tower:
– The clock is lit 24/7 and chimes the hours.
– The weather vane on the clock tower always points the same direction.
Some additional interesting facts about the area around the clock tower:
– The town’s first water tower was in the area now occupied by the parking lot behind the clock tower.
– There is a plaque between the clock tower and Stone St about Gananoque.