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

Laurie Peace Park

 
 
Laurie Peace Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 19, 2019
1. Laurie Peace Park Marker
Inscription.  Originally dedicated in 1898 in honour of F.D. Laurie, former Mayor of New Glasgow, this park was rededicated in 1992 as Laurie Park, a Peace Park, by Her Worship Mayor Ann MacLean, on behalf of the residents of the Town of New Glasgow and the Honourable Elmer MacKay MP Central Nova, on behalf of the Government of Canada.

A peace park, a living legacy of Canada’s commitment to world peace and a healthy environment.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasPeace. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
 
Location. 45° 35.268′ N, 62° 38.556′ W. Marker is in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, in Pictou County. Marker can be reached from Dalhousie Street just east of Temperance Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located near the center of Laurie Peace Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Glasgow NS B2H 4M3, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Glasgow D-Day Memorial (here, next to this marker); Stone Lion, c. 1902 (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Rev. James Drummond MacGregor, D.D. (about 90 meters
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away); Stone Lion, c. 1891 (about 90 meters away); Glasgow Scotland (about 90 meters away); Viola Desmond (about 120 meters away); New Glasgow Town Bell (about 120 meters away); New Glasgow Heritage (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Glasgow.
 
Laurie Peace Park Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 19, 2019
2. Laurie Peace Park Marker (wide view)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 25, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 26, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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