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Ottawa in National Capital Region, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Sappers’ Bridge

Pont des Sapeurs

 
 
Sappers’ Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 7, 2014
1. Sappers’ Bridge Marker
Inscription. English:
These foundations of “Sappers’ Bridge,” built by Lieutenant-Colonel John By and this Royal Engineers in 1827, represent the contributions of military engineers in Canada. This plaque was erected April 29, 2004, in honour of a century of continuing service by Canadian military engineers.

French:
Ces fondations du pont des Sapeurs, constituer par le lieutenant-colonel John By et ses «Royal Engineers» en 1827, représentent les contributions de génie militaire au Canada. Cette plaque a été érigée le 29 avril 2004 en hommage à un siècle de service continu assuré par le génie militaire canadien.
 
Erected 2004 by Canadian Military Engineers — Génie militaire canadien.
 
Location. 45° 25.462′ N, 75° 41.689′ W. Marker is in Ottawa, Ontario, in National Capital Region. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Elgin Street and Rideau Street when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ottawa, Ontario K1A, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Rideau Canal (a few steps from this marker); Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant) (a few steps from this marker); Lieutenant Colonel Charles-Michel d’Irumberry de Salaberry, CB
Sappers’ Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 7, 2014
2. Sappers’ Bridge Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada (within shouting distance of this marker); The Commissariat (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rideau Waterway (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Nicholas Sparks (about 120 meters away); Lotta Hitschmanova, C.C. (about 150 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Ottawa.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located on a pedestrian walk-way beside the Rideau Canal, beneath the Plaza (Elgin/Rideau Streets) Bridge.
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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