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Yarmouth Bar in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia — The Canadian Atlantic
 

Seafaring Sons of Yarmouth County

 
 
Seafaring Sons of Yarmouth County Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 24, 2017
1. Seafaring Sons of Yarmouth County Marker
Inscription.

On this, the site of the
first launching in the county,
1764, this monument is erected
in proud memory of
all the seafaring sons
of Yarmouth County

who, "going down to the sea
in ships," by their outstanding
seamanship and valour,
brought undying honour
to Yarmouth
in every port around
the world.

 
Erected 1961 by Yarmouth County Historical Society.
 
Location. 43° 49.128′ N, 66° 8.579′ W. Marker is in Yarmouth Bar, Nova Scotia, in Yarmouth County. Marker is on Yarmouth Bar Road (Nova Scotia Route 304), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1045 Yarmouth Bar Road, Yarmouth Bar, Nova Scotia B5A 4A7, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shipbuilding in Nova Scotia / Construction navale en Nouvelle-Écosse (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); Lost to the Sea (approx. 2.8 kilometers away); Lost to the Sea / Perdus en Mer (approx. 2.8 kilometers away); M.V. Bluenose Anchor (approx. 2.8 kilometers away); Phare Cap-Forchu / Cape Forchu Lightstation
Seafaring Sons of Yarmouth County Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 24, 2017
2. Seafaring Sons of Yarmouth County Monument
Looking ENE, with the Town of Yarmouth seen across the harbor
(approx. 2.9 kilometers away); a different marker also named Lost to the Sea / Perdus en Mer (approx. 2.9 kilometers away); Sarah Corning (approx. 2.9 kilometers away); First Yarmouth Mayor and Council (approx. 2.9 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .
1. A Brief Town of Yarmouth History. (Submitted on August 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. W. Laurence Sweeney Fisheries Museum, Yarmouth. (Submitted on August 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Yarmouth County Museum and Archives. (Submitted on August 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Seafaring Sons of Yarmouth County Monument Anchor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 24, 2017
3. Seafaring Sons of Yarmouth County Monument Anchor
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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