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Chéticamp in Inverness County, Nova Scotia — The Atlantic Provinces
 

La Bouée du havre / The Harbour Bouy

 
 
La Bouée du havre / The Harbour Bouy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 22, 2019
1. La Bouée du havre / The Harbour Bouy Marker
Inscription.  
Français:
Cette bouée ancrée dans le havre de Chéticamp permettait aux grands transatlantiques de tourner sur eux-mêmes. Elle avait été entièrement attachée avec des rivets chauds. Elle servit de 1928 à 1946.

English:
This buoy anchored in the Chéticamp Harbour assured the big gypsum boats the possibility to turn around without getting caught in the sand. It had been completely joined by hot rivets. It was used from 1928 until 1946.

This project has been made possible through the generous support of:
Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation
The Chéticamp Development Commission
Province of Nova Scotia
M. Gérard Boudreau
Mr. Bob MacFarland (photos)

 
Erected by Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation, Chéticamp Development Commission, and Province of Nova Scotia.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 46° 37.789′ N,
The Harbour Bouy Marker (<i>wide view showing the bouy</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 22, 2019
2. The Harbour Bouy Marker (wide view showing the bouy)
61° 0.772′ W. Marker is in Chéticamp, Nova Scotia, in Inverness County. Marker can be reached from Cabot Trail just north of Barren Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located beside the Quai Mathieu Promenade/Boardwalk Chéticamp harbour buoy exhibit. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15273 Cabot Trail, Chéticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Gypsum Mine/La Mine De Plâtre (a few steps from this marker); Voie ferrée et « Lu vieille Louise » / The railroad and "La Vieille Louise" (a few steps from this marker); Tunnel et Quai de la mine / Tunnel and Mine Wharf (within shouting distance of this marker); M. Joseph Macfarland / Mr. Joseph MacFarland (within shouting distance of this marker); Dés l'année suivante, en 1927 / The following year, in 1927 (within shouting distance of this marker); La fin d'un rêve / The End of a Dream (within shouting distance of this marker); Chéticamp War Memorial (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); 1790 - 1990 (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chéticamp.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The Chéticamp Gypsum Mine
 
The Harbour Bouy Marker (<i>wide view • Cabot Trail in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 22, 2019
3. The Harbour Bouy Marker (wide view • Cabot Trail in background)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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