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New Glasgow in Pictou County, Nova Scotia — The Atlantic Provinces (North America)
 

A Memorial to Adam Carr Bell 1847-1912

 
 
A Memorial to Adam Carr Bell 1847-1912 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 19, 2019
1. A Memorial to Adam Carr Bell 1847-1912 Marker
Inscription.  Born in Pictou, here he was raised and lived his adult years.

Educated in the New Glasgow Schools, Sackville (Mount Allison) Academy, Glasgow University Scotland.

Public Servant, Politician, Pharmacist, Sportsman, Farmer, Horse Breeder.

First (1876) and Ninth (1884) Mayor of New Glasgow, County Councilor for Pictou Landing and Pictou Island 1887-1889.

Elected Member of the Legislative Assembly 1878-1887, Provincial Secretary 1882, Leader of the Conservative Opposition 1882-1887, Member of Parliament 1896-1904, called to the Senate 1911.
 
Erected 1994 by Pictou County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
 
Location. 45° 35.366′ N, 62° 38.676′ W. Marker is in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, in Pictou County. Marker is on George Street (Nova Scotia Route 289) just west of North Provost Street (Nova Scotia Route 348), on the right when traveling west. Marker is mounted at eye-level near the center of the building at this location,
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facing south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 George Street, New Glasgow NS B2H 2K6, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bell's Corner (a few steps from this marker); Viola Desmond (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Glasgow Scotland (about 150 meters away); George Frederick Cameron (about 150 meters away); Johnny Miles (about 180 meters away); New Glasgow (about 180 meters away); New Glasgow Heritage (about 180 meters away); Captain George R. McKenzie (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Glasgow.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Adam Carr Bell
 
Also see . . .  Adam Carr Bell photograph. (Submitted on January 22, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
 
Adam Carr Bell Marker • <i>wide view from George Street<br>(marker visible near center)</i> image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 19, 2019
2. Adam Carr Bell Marker • wide view from George Street
(marker visible near center)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 22, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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