Brockville in Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario — Central Canada
Brockville Teenagers Mass March
On the evening of September 18th, 1966, over one thousand local teenagers marched from this point to Browns Bay Provincial Park, a distance of eleven miles, with each teen being sponsored by one or more persons at the rate of ten cents for each mile walked.
The sum of $4,450 was raised as the result of this march and with these funds the Brockville Teenage Centennial Committee have equipped and improved these park facilities, as their centennial project.
Buried within this monument lies a time capsule containing many items depicting life in Canada in the year 1967, which is to [be] opened by the mayor of Brockville on September 18th, in the year 2067.
Erected 1967 by the City of Brockville.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Time Capsules series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 18, 1966.
Location. 44° 35.523′ N, 75° 40.687′ W. Marker is in Brockville, Ontario, in Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brockville ON K6V 1A5, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Parkin House (within shouting distance of this marker); Centeen Memorial Dive Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brockville Waterworks and Pump House (within shouting distance of this marker); Originally part of Roderick McSween's Inn (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Christina & Thomas Campbell House (about 120 meters away); George Chaffey (about 120 meters away); William and Augusta Swift House (about 120 meters away); Richard Bradfield House (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brockville.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 18, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 18, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.