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

The Sunken Garden Lake

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

The deepest part of the quarry floor was sealed, lined and allowed to fill with water from a natural spring forming a lake 40 ft deep in places. Mr. Butchart stocked the pool with trout which would rise to the surface to be fed when he clapped his hands.
 
Erected by The Butchart Gardens.
 
Location. 48° 33.769′ N, 123° 28.136′ 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. Ross Fountain Lookout (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Ross Fountain Lookout (within shouting distance of this marker); Soda Fountain Sit-In (within shouting distance of this marker); The Quarry Walls (within shouting distance of this marker); Sunken Garden Lake Sit-in (within shouting distance of this marker); The Butchart Gardens / Les Jardins Butchart (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Above The Sunken Garden (about 150 meters away); The Sunken Garden (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brentwood Bay.
 
Also see . . .
The Sunken Garden Lake and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
2. The Sunken Garden Lake and Marker

1. The Butchart Gardens. (Submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Butchart Gardens on Facebook. (Submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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The Sunken Garden Lake image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
3. The Sunken Garden Lake
 
 
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 350 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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