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

Ross Fountain Lookout

 
 
Ross Fountain Lookout Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
1. Ross Fountain Lookout Marker
Inscription.

Directly behind the Ross Fountain lies Tod Inlet and the site of the Vancouver Portland Cement Company established in 1904. Adjacent to the plant at Tod Inlet was a village that housed the employees.
 
Erected by The Butchart Gardens.
 
Location. 48° 33.751′ 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. A different marker also named Ross Fountain Lookout (a few steps from this marker); The Sunken Garden Lake (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 (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Butchart Gardens / Les Jardins Butchart (about 120 meters away); Above The Sunken Garden (about 180 meters away); The Sunken Garden (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brentwood Bay.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Butchart Gardens
Ross Fountain Lookout and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
2. Ross Fountain Lookout and Marker
. (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.)
3. How Cement is Made. (Submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EnvironmentHorticulture & ForestryIndustry & CommerceMan-Made Features
 
Ross Fountain image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Ross Fountain
Ross Fountain image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. Ross Fountain
The Butchart Gardens Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
5. 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 315 times since then and 16 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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