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Calder Fountain

 
 
Calder Fountain Marker Inscription (Side A) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 14, 2019
1. Calder Fountain Marker Inscription (Side A)
Photo of weathered inscription enhanced for readability
Inscription.  

[Side A]

Erected by Public Subscription
As a memorial to the labours of
Francis Anderson Calder, Commander, R.N.

In the cause of humanity
And to whom is mainly to be attributed the erection,
between the years 1843 and 1855, of
ten
watertroughs for the use of cattle in
Belfast.

"A righteous man regarded the life of his beast"

[Side B]

Erected by Public Subscription
In commemoration of
Francis Anderson Calder, Commander, R.N.,

Founder of the Belfast Society for the
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and for
twenty years its active Honorary Secretary
.

"Blessed are the Merciful."


 
Erected 1859 by Public Subscription.
 
Location. 54° 36.074′ N, 5° 55.347′ W. Marker is in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in County Antrim. Marker is at the intersection of Donegall Quay (Northern Ireland Route A2) and Queen's Square, on the right when traveling south
Calder Fountain Marker Inscription (Side B) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 14, 2019
2. Calder Fountain Marker Inscription (Side B)
on Donegall Quay. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 Donegall Quay, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT1 3AS, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Donegall Quay (within shouting distance of this marker); Custom House Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Anthony Trollope (within shouting distance of this marker); James Holmes (within shouting distance of this marker); The Quays (within shouting distance of this marker); Custom House (within shouting distance of this marker); Albert Clock (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); High Street (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belfast.
 
Also see . . .
1. Francis Calder Commemorative Fountain. (Submitted on June 11, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Calder Naval Biography. (Submitted on June 11, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Portrait of Commander Francis Anderson Calder (1787–1855), RN. (Submitted on June 11, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Calder Fountain and Custom House image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 14, 2019
3. Calder Fountain and Custom House
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 11, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 92 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 11, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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