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

The Quarry Walls

 
 
The Quarry Walls Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
1. The Quarry Walls Marker
Inscription.

The barren rock face of the quarry presented Jennie Butchart with a challenge. She hung in a bosun's chair to plant ivy in the crevices in the rock walls.
 
Erected by The Butchart Gardens.
 
Location. 48° 33.786′ N, 123° 28.104′ 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. Sunken Garden Lake Sit-in (here, next to this marker); The Sunken Garden Lake (within shouting distance of this marker); Ross Fountain Lookout (within shouting distance of this marker); The Butchart Gardens / Les Jardins Butchart (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Ross Fountain Lookout (within shouting distance of this marker); Soda Fountain Sit-In (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); 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.)
The Quarry Walls Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
2. The Quarry Walls Marker

2. Butchart Gardens on Facebook. (Submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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The Quarry Walls Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
3. The Quarry Walls Marker
The Butchart Gardens Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. The Butchart Gardens Sign
 
 
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 297 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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