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Halifax in Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia — The Canadian Atlantic
 

Public Garden Foundation Fountain

 
 
Public Garden Foundation Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 26, 2017
1. Public Garden Foundation Fountain Marker
Inscription.

Hurricane Juan struck Halifax on September 29, 2003, devastating the Halifax Public Gardens. A volunteer-led foundation was formed to raise funds and restore the Gardens and historic Horticultural Hall.

This fountain and plaza were dedicated on Natal Day, August 6, 2007 by His Worship Mayor Peter Kelly and Robert L. Pace, Chairman, Public Gardens Foundation, to recognize the tireless efforts and work to restore and revitalize one of Canada's public treasures.

[Names of Foundation members]


 
Erected by Halifax Public Gardens.
 
Location. 44° 38.521′ N, 63° 34.902′ W. Marker is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in Halifax Regional Municipality. Marker is on Spring Garden Road just west of South Park Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The fountain is the centerpiece of Horticultural Hall Plaza, just inside the Halifax Public Gardens main entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5665 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3S9, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Horticulture Hall, post-1945 (within shouting distance of this marker); Drinking Fountain / Fontaine d'eau potable (within shouting distance of this marker);
Public Garden Foundation Fountain and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 26, 2017
2. Public Garden Foundation Fountain and Marker
Former Horticultural Hall in background
"Hamilton" Flower-bed arrangement (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Lieut. Henry Edward Clonard Keating (about 90 meters away); HMCS Sackville K-181 (about 120 meters away); Summer House / Pavillon d'été (about 150 meters away); Unveiling, Jubilee Fountain / Inauguration, Fontaine du Jubilé (about 180 meters away); Boer War Memorial Fountain (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Halifax.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Gardens. (Submitted on January 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkDisastersMan-Made FeaturesParks & Recreational Areas
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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