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Near Brentwood Bay in Capital Regional District, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific
 

Sunken Garden Lake Sit-in

 
 
Sunken Garden Lake Sit-in Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
1. Sunken Garden Lake Sit-in Marker
Inscription.

Limestone was also quarried up the hill from the Sunken Garden. It was transported in ore buckets suspended on cables high above ground from some half a mile away.
 
Erected by The Butchart Gardens.
 
Location. 48° 33.789′ N, 123° 28.1′ W. Marker is near Brentwood Bay, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Touch for map. Marker is in The Butchart Gardens' Sunken Garden. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 Benvenuto Avenue, Brentwood Bay, British Columbia V8M 1J8, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Quarry Walls (here, next to this marker); The Sunken Garden Lake (within shouting distance of this marker); The Butchart Gardens / Les Jardins Butchart (within shouting distance of this marker); Ross Fountain Lookout (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Ross Fountain Lookout (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Soda Fountain Sit-In (about 90 meters away); Above The Sunken Garden (about 150 meters away); The Sunken Garden (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brentwood Bay.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Butchart Gardens. (Submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Sunken Garden Lake Sit-in Area and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
2. Sunken Garden Lake Sit-in Area and Marker

2. Butchart Gardens on Facebook. (Submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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View From Sunken Garden Lake Sit-in Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
3. View From Sunken Garden Lake Sit-in Marker
The Butchart Gardens Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. The Butchart Gardens Sign
View From Near Sunken Garden Lake Sit-in image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
5. View From Near Sunken Garden Lake Sit-in
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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