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Cape Forchu in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia — The Atlantic Provinces
 

Bell

 
 
Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 24, 2017
1. Bell Marker
Inscription.  

This Bell was donated to Friends of the Yarmouth Light Society by Bay Ferries.
It was located on the wharf in Yarmouth and used to help guide the ferry during times of thick fog or heavy snow.

 
Erected by the Friends of the Yarmouth Light Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells 🔔 series list.
 
Location. 43° 47.672′ N, 66° 9.32′ W. Marker is in Cape Forchu, Nova Scotia, in Yarmouth County. Marker is at the Cape Forchu Lightstation. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1856 Nova Scotia Route 304, Cape Forchu, Nova Scotia B5A 4A7, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ballard [sic - Bollard] (here, next to this marker); The Power of the Sea (a few steps from this marker); In Dire Need of a Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Cape Forchu's Guiding Light (within shouting distance of this marker); M.V. Bluenose Anchor
Bell and Ballard and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Bell and Ballard and Markers
Cape Forchu Lighthouse in background
(within shouting distance of this marker); Phare Cap-Forchu / Cape Forchu Lightstation (within shouting distance of this marker); Lost to the Sea / Perdus en Mer (within shouting distance of this marker); A Diverse Fishery (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape Forchu.
 
Also see . . .  The History of the Cape Forchu Lightstation. (Submitted on August 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 24, 2017
3. Bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 208 times since then. Last updated on August 21, 2020, by Carl Scott Zimmerman of Kirkwood, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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