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

Soda Fountain Sit-In

 
 
Soda Fountain Sit-In Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
1. Soda Fountain Sit-In Marker
Inscription.

The factory buildings have been demolished and the land is now designated as provincial parkland. The one remaining chimney is within The Butchart Gardens and stands as a beacon to the cement industry it once served.
 
Erected by The Butchart Gardens.
 
Location. 48° 33.763′ N, 123° 28.171′ 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 Sunken Garden Lake (within shouting distance of this marker); Ross Fountain Lookout (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Ross Fountain Lookout (within shouting distance of this marker); The Quarry Walls (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Sunken Garden Lake Sit-in (about 90 meters away); The Butchart Gardens / Les Jardins Butchart (about 120 meters away); Above The Sunken Garden (about 180 meters away); The Sunken Garden (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brentwood Bay.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Butchart Gardens
Soda Fountain Sit-In Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
2. Soda Fountain Sit-In 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.)
4. Portland Cement Association. (Submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestryIndustry & CommerceMan-Made Features
 
Soda Fountain Sit-In Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
3. Soda Fountain Sit-In Marker
The chimney is visible through the trees
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 327 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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