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Peggy's Cove in Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia — The Atlantic Provinces
 

Fishermen's Monument

by William E. deGarthe, Artist and Sculptor

 
 
Fishermen's Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 25, 2017
1. Fishermen's Monument Marker
Inscription.  

This work of art is a lasting memorial to the gallant men of Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, who harvest our oceans. The monument depicts from left to right: Fisherman's Family; Peggy of the Cove; Fishermen at Work.

This monument was donated to the Province of Nova Scotia by Mrs. P. Agnes deGarthe in 1984 in accordance with the wishes of her late husband, William E. deGarthe.
 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1984.
 
Location. 44° 29.632′ N, 63° 54.852′ W. Marker is in Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, in Halifax Regional Municipality. Marker is on Peggy's Point Road, 0.4 kilometers south of Prospect Road (Nova Scotia Route 333), on the right when traveling south. Monument is at William E. DeGarthe Memorial Provincial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 Peggy's Point Road, Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia B3Z 3S1, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Monumental Work Of Art (here, next to this marker); The Art of deGarthe (a few steps from this marker); A Natural Masterpiece

Fishermen's Monument and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 25, 2017
2. Fishermen's Monument and Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); The Lure of Peggy's Cove (within shouting distance of this marker); Home Sweet Home (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cold, Hard Facts About Glaciers (within shouting distance of this marker); When Continents Collide / Carving A Cove (within shouting distance of this marker); Peggy's Cove (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Peggy's Cove.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  William E. deGarthe Bio. (Submitted on January 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Fishermen's Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 25, 2017
3. Fishermen's Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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