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Dartmouth in Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia — The Canadian Atlantic
 

Canal Shubenacadie Canal

National Historic Civil Engineering Site / Site Historique National de Génie Civil

 
 
Canal Shubenacadie Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 15, 2014
1. Canal Shubenacadie Canal Marker
Inscription.
Constructed 1826-1861

Charles William Fairbanks
Francis Hall
Angus McDougall

Engineers / Ingénieurs

 
Erected 1984 by Canadian Society for Civil Engineering / Société Canadienne de Génie Civil.
 
Location. 44° 42.159′ N, 63° 33.275′ W. Marker is in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, in Halifax Regional Municipality. Marker can be reached from Lock Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. This marker is in Shubie Park near the parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 54 Lock Road, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2X, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Official Groundbreaking 1829 (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Shubenacadie Canal System (within shouting distance of this marker); Waste Weir and Holding Pond (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fairbanks Solution (within shouting distance of this marker); Before the Canal (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Navvies Dwelling (about 150 meters away); Of Bough and Bark (about 180 meters away); Deep Cut (approx. 0.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dartmouth.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Canal Shubenacadie Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 15, 2014
2. Canal Shubenacadie Canal Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 14, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 14, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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