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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Brentwood Bay in Capital Regional District, British Columbia — Canada’s West Coast
 

Star Pond

 
 
Star Pond Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
1. Star Pond Marker
Inscription.  This pond was designed by Mr. Butchart for his collection of ducks in 1931. Beyond is the entrance to the Italian Garden through a Lawson cypress hedge.
 
Erected by The Butchart Gardens.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsHorticulture & ForestryWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1931.
 
Location. 48° 33.951′ N, 123° 28.124′ W. Marker is near Brentwood Bay, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Marker and Star Pond are at The Butchart Gardens. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 Benvenuto Avenue, Brentwood Bay, British Columbia V8M 1J8, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Italian Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); The Japanese Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Fountain of the Three Sturgeons (within shouting distance of this marker); The Butchart Boar (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Rose Garden History (about 90 meters away); The Sunken Garden (about 150
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
2. Star Pond Marker
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meters away); Organ Pavillion (about 180 meters away); Above The Sunken Garden (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brentwood Bay.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Butchart Gardens. (Submitted on June 18, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Butchart Gardens on Facebook. (Submitted on June 18, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Star Pond image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
3. Star Pond
Star Pond image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
4. Star Pond
Star Pond image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
5. Star Pond
The Butchart Gardens Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
6. The Butchart Gardens Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 475 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 18, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   6. submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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