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Ferguson Point

 
 
Ferguson Point Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 3, 2011
1. Ferguson Point Marker
Inscription.  
This area was the site of a coast defence fort manned during WW II
1939-1945

by The Royal Canadian Artillery
Batteries
31st Heavy
58th Heavy
85th Heavy

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 49° 18.068′ N, 123° 9.478′ W. Marker is in Vancouver, British Columbia, in Greater Vancouver. Marker is on Stanley Park Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7501 Stanley Park Drive, Vancouver BC V6G 3E7, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vancouver Rowing Club (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); Nine O'Clock Gun (approx. 3 kilometers away); B.C. Electric Building (approx. 3.2 kilometers away); Power Block (approx. 3.5 kilometers away); Canadian Bank of Commerce Building (approx. 3.7 kilometers away); Meet You Under the Clock (approx. 3.7 kilometers away); St. Regis Hotel (approx. 3.7 kilometers away); Deutschesland Café (approx. 3.7 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vancouver.
 
More about this marker. The marker is mounted to a long, low stone monument situated on the lawn of The Teahouse Restaurant, at Ferguson Point. Stanley Park Drive, which is one way and loops through the Park, goes right by the restaurant.
 
Ferguson Point Marker - wide view, looking west image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 3, 2011
2. Ferguson Point Marker - wide view, looking west
The marker, barely visible here because of the shadow, is mounted to a low stone monument on the lawn in front of the Teahouse Restaurant. Looking west are superb views of English Bay and the entrance to the Burrard Inlet.
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Outline of the Buried Ferguson Point Battery image. Click for more information.
via Fort Wiki, unknown
3. Outline of the Buried Ferguson Point Battery
Ferguson Point Battery
Fort Wiki website entry
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 503 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on May 22, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 20, 2022