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Grand Falls in Victoria County, New Brunswick — The Canadian Atlantic
 

O. B. Davis Park and Lovers’ Lane

Parc O. B. Davis et sentier des Amoureux

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 18, 2018
1. O. B. Davis Park and Lovers' Lane Marker
Inscription.  

Oran B. Davis, a wealthy lumberman, had this area cleaned and opened it to the public. There are several historic monuments to be seen. The beautiful shady walk gives an excellent view of the falls and dam.
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Oran B. Davis, riche marchand de bois, fit nettoyer ce terrain et l'ouvrit au public. On y trouve plusieurs monuments historiques. Un beaux sentier ombragé conduit jusqu'aux abords du barrage.

 
Erected by Town of Grand Falls / la Ville de Grand-Sault.
 
Location. 47° 3.021′ N, 67° 44.204′ W. Marker is in Grand Falls, New Brunswick, in Victoria County. Marker is on Broadway Boulevard (New Brunswick Route 130) just north of Laforest Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at a Saint John River overlook, near the south Route 130 Ron Turcotte Bridge approach. Marker is in this post office area: Grand Falls, New Brunswick E3Z 2J7, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bridges and Piers / Ponts et piliers (here, next
O. B. Davis Park and Lovers' Lane Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 18, 2018
2. O. B. Davis Park and Lovers' Lane Marker
Left marker
to this marker); German 77mm Gun (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); A Changing Waterfall / Une chute au debit varie (about 180 meters away); World War II Memorial (about 180 meters away); World War I Memorial (about 180 meters away); Acadia of the Lands and Forests / l'Acadie des terres et forêts (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); World Wars Memorial (approx. half a kilometer away); Veterans Memorial (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Falls.
 
Also see . . .
1. O. B. Davis Mill at Archives des Religieuses Hospitalières de Saint-Joseph. (Submitted on October 27, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Town of Grand Falls / Ville de Grand-Sault. (Submitted on October 27, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 46 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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