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Near Fort Lawrence in Cumberland County, New Brunswick — The Canadian Atlantic
 

Trans Canada Highway

 
 
Trans Canada Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2017
1. Trans Canada Highway Marker
Inscription.

Formal opening of the Nova Scotia portion of the Trans Canada Highway from the New Brunswick border to terminals at Caribou and North Sydney, a distance of 279 miles, took place November 22, 1968, at this point; having been constructed as a joint project of the Government of Canada and the Government of Nova Scotia in the period from 1952 to 1968, as part of a nationwide highway system.
 
Erected by the Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia.
 
Location. 45° 51.151′ N, 64° 15.508′ W. Marker is near Fort Lawrence, New Brunswick, in Cumberland County. Touch for map. Marker is near the parking area east of the Nova Scotia Welcome Centre. Marker is at or near this postal address: 90 Cumberland Loop, Fort Lawrence, New Brunswick B4H 3Y5, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Un hommage /A Tribute to Jacob (Jacques) Bourgeois (within shouting distance of this marker in Nova Scotia); Beaubassin 1672-1750 (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line in Nova Scotia); Natural History (about 120 meters away in Nova Scotia); Beaubassin (about 150 meters away in Nova Scotia); Jonathan McCully

Trans Canada Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2017
2. Trans Canada Highway Marker
(approx. 4.1 kilometers away in Nova Scotia); Sir Charles Tupper (approx. 4.1 kilometers away in Nova Scotia); Former Site of Amherst Post Office (approx. 4.1 kilometers away in Nova Scotia); Dominion Public Building (approx. 4.1 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Lawrence.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Trans-Canada Highway: Backgrounder. (Submitted on August 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Dr. Doolittle: Father of the Trans-Canada Highway. (Submitted on August 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Trans Canada Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2017
3. Trans Canada Highway Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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