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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Grand Falls, New Brunswick

 
A Changing Waterfall / Une chute au debit varie Marker and Grand Falls and Dam image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., August 18, 2018
A Changing Waterfall / Une chute au debit varie Marker and Grand Falls and Dam
1New Brunswick (Victoria County), Grand Falls — A Changing Waterfall / Une chute au debit varie
During the spring freshet, 6000 m3 or six million litres of water, 9/10ths the volume of Niagara Falls, cascades over the falls every second. A few months later, virtually all the water is diverted to the power plant. . . . Map (db m125521) HM
2New Brunswick (Victoria County), Grand Falls — Acadia of the Lands and Forests / l'Acadie des terres et forκts
This sculpture was erected in memory of our ancestors who were the founders of Acadia of the Lands and Forests. Commemorating the 2014 Congrθs mondial acadien which was held in our region. . . . Map (db m125346) HM
3New Brunswick (Victoria County), Grand Falls — Bridges and Piers / Ponts et piliers
The stone towers supported the cables of the 1860 bridge. The cement pier bore the spans of the 1914 steel structure. The present bridge (1976) is named for jockey Ron Turcotte. It is 83.5 m long and 42.4 m above the river. . . . Map (db m125518) HM
4New Brunswick (Victoria County), Grand Falls — Fort Carleton — 1791
In 1791, Thomas Carleton, first Governor of New Brunswick, ordered the erection of a military post at Grand Falls, which bore his name. The Fort protected the route followed by postal couriers between Halifax and Quebec. It also affirmed the . . . Map (db m125312) HM
5New Brunswick (Victoria County), Grand Falls — German 77mm Gun
Gun No. 8283, calibre 77mm captured by 25th Batt'n. C.E.F. Aug. 27th 1918 at Moon Quarry, near Cherisy [France]Map (db m125423) HM
6New Brunswick (Victoria County), Grand Falls — O. B. Davis Park and Lovers' Lane — Parc O. B. Davis et sentier des Amoureux
Oran B. Davis, a wealthy lumberman, had this area cleaned and opened it to the public. There are several historic monuments to be seen. The beautiful shady walk gives an excellent view of the falls and dam. . . . Map (db m125516) HM
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7New Brunswick (Victoria County), Grand Falls — Ron Turcotte — Canada's greatest jockey / Le plus grand jockey canadien
Born and raised in Drummond NB, Ron Turcotte was going to be a lumberjack, but fate played a role when he took charge of the logging horses, where he learned his legendary horsemanship. In Toronto, he worked for Windfields Farm then later for . . . Map (db m125433) HM
8New Brunswick (Victoria County), Grand Falls — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to Our Veterans Dedie a nos veteransMap (db m125313) WM
9New Brunswick (Victoria County), Grand Falls — World War I Memorial — 1914 • Honour Roll • 1918
In memory of our men who made the supreme sacrifice in World War I Edwin E. Austin • Leo Bradley • Leo L. Bell Miles Dixon • Harry Darkis • R. A. Estey Paul E. Green • Alex Hartt • Owen Hartt H. J. Kelly • T. F. Malcholm • John Martin . . . Map (db m125421) WM
10New Brunswick (Victoria County), Grand Falls — World War II Memorial — 1939 • Honor Roll • 1945
In memory of our men who made the supreme sacrifice in World War II Joseph A. Arseneault • Roland Beaulieu • Frederick Bertelsen Jack Doucette • Frank J. Downing • Mike Dube Basil Dunster • Edmund D. Fraser • Frank T. Johnson Donald H. . . . Map (db m125422) WM
11New Brunswick (Victoria County), Grand Falls — World Wars Memorial — Lest We Forget
In honored memory of the men of Grand Falls who laid down their lives in the Great War 1914 ——— 1918 Their names liveth forever [Honored Dead] Paul E. Green • John A. Taylor • T. H. Pirie • R. A. Estey Reed West . . . Map (db m125314) WM
 
 
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Oct. 5, 2022