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Near Debert in Colchester County, Nova Scotia — The Canadian Atlantic
 

Isgonish-French River Portage

 
 
Isgonish-French River Portage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 27, 2019
1. Isgonish-French River Portage Marker
Inscription.  
English:
This was the chief route of the French and Indians from Cobequid to Isle St. Jean and Louisbourg and later of the British from Halifax to Charlottetown.

Français:
C’était la route principale des Français et des Indiens entre Cobequid et L’Ile Saint-Jean et Louisbourg, et plus tard, celle des Anglais, entre Halifax et Charlottetown.
 
Erected 1947 by Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Canada, Historic Sites and Monuments Board marker series.
 
Location. 45° 23.007′ N, 63° 24.821′ W. Marker is near Debert, Nova Scotia, in Colchester County. Marker is on Glooscap Trail (National Route 2) half a kilometer west of Belmont Road/Fort Belcher Road, on the right when traveling west. Marker and monument are located in a grassy area near a pull-out on the north side of the highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Debert, Nova Scotia B0M, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 11 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Landing (approx. 7.3 kilometers
Isgonish-French River Portage Marker & Monument<br>(<i>wide view looking north from highway</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 27, 2019
2. Isgonish-French River Portage Marker & Monument
(wide view looking north from highway)
away); The Lumber Jack, circa 1900 (approx. 10.5 kilometers away); Truro Post Office / Le Bureau de Poste de Truro (approx. 10.6 kilometers away); First Presbyterian/United Church (approx. 10.7 kilometers away); Centennial of Presbyterian Church Formation in Canada (approx. 10.7 kilometers away); Old Provincial Normal College (approx. 10.8 kilometers away); War Memorial (approx. 10.8 kilometers away).
 
Categories. Notable PlacesWaterways & Vessels
 
Chiganois River<br>(<i>view looking north from highway • near marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 27, 2019
3. Chiganois River
(view looking north from highway • near marker)
Chiganois River<br>(<i>view looking south from highway • near marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 27, 2019
4. Chiganois River
(view looking south from highway • near marker)
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 22 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 8, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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