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Cape Forchu in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia — The Canadian Atlantic
 

Ballard [sic - Bollard]

 
 
Ballard Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 24, 2017
1. Ballard Marker
Inscription.

This Ballard [sic - Bollard]

was located on a
wharf in Yarmouth
in the early 1900's.
It's purpose was to
tie ships to the wharf.
It weighs 450 pounds.

Donated by
Mr. Danny MacIsaac


 
Erected by the Friends of the Yarmouth Light Society.
 
Location. 43° 47.672′ N, 66° 9.32′ W. Marker is in Cape Forchu, Nova Scotia, in Yarmouth County. Touch for map. Marker is at the Cape Forchu Lightstation. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1856 Nova Scotia Route 304, Cape Forchu, Nova Scotia B5A 4A7, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bell (here, next to this marker); The Power of the Sea (a few steps from this marker); In Dire Need of a Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Cape Forchu's Guiding Light (within shouting distance of this marker); M.V. Bluenose Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); Phare Cap-Forchu / Cape Forchu Lightstation (within shouting distance of this marker); Lost to the Sea / Perdus en Mer (within shouting distance of this marker); A Diverse Fishery (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape Forchu.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
Ballard and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 24, 2017
2. Ballard and Marker
Bell and Ballard and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 24, 2017
3. Bell and Ballard and Markers
Cape Forchu Lighthouse in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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