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

Coast Salish Totem Poles

 
 
Eagle with Salmon, Orca, Bear with Salmon Totem Pole Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
1. Eagle with Salmon, Orca, Bear with Salmon Totem Pole Marker
Inscription.

Eagle with Salmon, Orca, Bear with Salmon
This Totem Pole, carve in Contemporary Coast Salish style by master carver Doug LaFortune of the Tsawout First Nation, was dedicated on September 9th, 2004 in celebration of the 100th anniversary of The Butchart Gardens.
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Raven, Beaver with Grouse, Otter with pups & clam, Frog
This Totem Pole, carved in Classic Coast Salish style by master carver Charles Elliott of the Tsartlip First Nation, was dedicated on September 9th, 2004 in celebration of the 100th anniversary of The Butchart Gardens.
 
Erected 2004 by The Butchart Gardens.
 
Location. 48° 33.877′ N, 123° 28.255′ W. Marker is near Brentwood Bay, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Touch for map. Totem poles and markers are near the Rose Carousel Pavilion at The Butchart Gardens. 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. Seed & Fireworks Fields (a few steps from this marker); Concert Lawn (within shouting distance of this marker); Organ Pavillion
Raven, Beaver with Grouse, Otter with pups & clam, Frog Totem Pole Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
2. Raven, Beaver with Grouse, Otter with pups & clam, Frog Totem Pole Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Rose Garden History (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Above The Sunken Garden (about 120 meters away); The Sunken Garden (about 180 meters away); Fountain of the Three Sturgeons (about 180 meters away); The Japanese Garden (about 180 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.)
2. Butchart Gardens on Facebook. (Submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Coast Salish Art at the Burke Museum. (Submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Totem Poles: Heraldic Monuments of Cedar. (Submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEnvironmentMan-Made FeaturesNative Americans
 
Eagle with Salmon, Orca, Bear with Salmon Totem Pole image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
3. Eagle with Salmon, Orca, Bear with Salmon Totem Pole
Raven, Beaver with Grouse, Otter with pups & clam, Frog Totem Pole image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
4. Raven, Beaver with Grouse, Otter with pups & clam, Frog Totem Pole
Coast Salish Totem Poles and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
5. Coast Salish Totem Poles and Markers
The Butchart Gardens Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
6. 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 663 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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