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Brockville in Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario — Central Canada ()
 

Con Darling

(1926 to 1993)

 
 
Con Darling Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 21, 2019
1. Con Darling Marker
Inscription.  

Con Darling, Ambassador of Smiles,
dedicated his life to the
betterment of humanity.

This memorial pays tribute to
his love of community
both young and old.

May his memory and spirit of
giving life in us all.

This commemoration was
coordinated by the
Brockville Lions Club and the
Brockville Police Association.

Dedicated this 17th day of June 1993
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This statue was lovingly
constructed by the students at
1000 Islands Secondary School.


 
Erected 1993 by Brockville Lions Club and the Brockville Police Association.
 
Location. 44° 35.269′ N, 75° 40.866′ W. Marker is in Brockville, Ontario, in Leeds and Grenville United Counties. Marker is on Block House Island Road 0.2 kilometers south of Water Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 Block House Island Road, Brockville, Ontario K6V 4S9, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Wreck of the ROBERT GASKIN
Con Darling Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 21, 2019
2. Con Darling Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Blockhouse Island (a few steps from this marker); SS Kingston (a few steps from this marker); The Bluenose Visit, 1933 / La visite du Bluenose, 1933 (within shouting distance of this marker); 5 Sunken Treasures in the Brockville Area (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Blockhouse Island (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Blockhouse Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Brockville Rowing Club Regatta (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brockville.
 
Also see . . .  Con Darling: “Brockville’s Ambassador of Smiles” Remembered (2014). (Submitted on October 28, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Con Darling Marker and Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 21, 2019
3. Con Darling Marker and Statue
Con Darling Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 21, 2019
4. Con Darling Statue
Con Darling Statue Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 21, 2019
5. Con Darling Statue Detail
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2020. This page originally submitted on October 28, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 28, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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