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Yarmouth in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia — The Atlantic Provinces
 

Ballard [sic - Bollard]

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

This Ballard [sic - Bollard]

was located on a
wharf in Yarmouth
in the early 1900's.
It's purpose was to
tie ships to the wharf.
It weighs 450 pounds.

Donated by
Mr. Danny MacIsaac


 
Erected by the Friends of the Yarmouth Light Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 43° 50.168′ N, 66° 7.31′ W. Marker is in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, in Yarmouth County. Marker can be reached from Water Street. 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. Bell (here, next to this marker); M.V. Bluenose Anchor (here, next to this marker); the Killam Brothers Buildings & Wharf (within shouting 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
Ballard and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 24, 2017
2. Ballard and Marker
Click or scan to see
this page online
(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.
 
More about this marker. The bollard was moved in May 2019 when the Friends of the Yarmouth Light society moved from the Cape Forchu lighthouse to a new location.
 
Bell and Ballard and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 24, 2017
3. Bell and Ballard and Markers
Cape Forchu Lighthouse in background
 
 
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 132 times since then and 14 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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