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

Carmichael Park

 
 
Carmichael Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 19, 2019
1. Carmichael Park Marker
Inscription.  
The land upon which
this park is situated
was given to the Town
of New Glasgow by
James William Carmichael, Esq.
on the Twenty-fourth
day of November
Eighteen Hundred and Ninety

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical date for this entry is November 24, 1890.
 
Location. 45° 35.392′ N, 62° 38.818′ W. Marker is in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, in Pictou County. Marker can be reached from George Street (Nova Scotia Route 4) (Nova Scotia Route 289) just east of Terrace Street, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located beside the sidewalk on the south side of Carmichael Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Glasgow NS B2H 5J6, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johnny Miles (a few steps from this marker); Normandy Branch 34 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Beginning of New Glasgow (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); A Memorial to Adam Carr Bell 1847-1912 (about 180 meters away); Bell's Corner
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(about 210 meters away); A Memorial to the Ship Building Industry (about 210 meters away); New Glasgow (about 210 meters away); Captain George R. McKenzie (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Glasgow.
 
Also see . . .
1. James William Carmichael. James William Carmichael, shipbuilder-owner, merchant, politician, son of New Glasgow's founder, James Carmichael, became its most prominent merchant, shipbuilder and ship owner. He supported the transition to manufacturing and in 1882 invested in Canada's first steel company, Nova Scotia Steel. (Submitted on January 25, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. James William Carmichael. James began work in his father’s shipping and retail business and became owner during the 1850s. He built ships and transported goods by ship. Although Carmichael originally built wooden sailing ships, he later built steamers and pioneered the use and building of iron and steel ships in Nova Scotia. (Submitted on January 25, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Carmichael Park Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 19, 2019
2. Carmichael Park Marker (wide view)
Carmichael Park Sign (<i>located near marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 19, 2019
3. Carmichael Park Sign (located near marker)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 25, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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