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Yarmouth 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 this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells 🔔 series list.
 
Location. 43° 50.17′ N, 66° 7.31′ W. Marker is in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, in Yarmouth County. Marker can be reached from Water Street. The marker is at the Harbourfront Museum at the Killam Brother's Shipping Office. The bell was moved in May 2019 when the Friends of the Yarmouth Light society moved from the Cape Forchu lighthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 90 Water St, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 1K9, 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); M.V. Bluenose Anchor (here, next to this marker); the Killam Brothers Buildings & Wharf (within shouting
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
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distance of this marker); the Parker-Eakins Buildings & Wharf (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); the Yarmouth-Boston Ferry (about 120 meters away); Lost to the Sea (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Lost to the Sea / Perdus en Mer (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); First Yarmouth Mayor and Council (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yarmouth.
 
Also see . . .
1. Cape Forchu: A Light Like No Other. Lighthouse Website (Submitted on August 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Fourchu Head Lighthouse. Lighthouse Freinds entry (Submitted on March 11, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 24, 2017
3. Bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on May 4, 2021, by Jennifer Wilkins of Cape Forchu, Nova Scotia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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