Statue of Lebanese Immigrant - Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben
N 44° 38.803 W 063° 34.163
20T E 454848 N 4943864
Quick Description: The statue of Lebanese Immigrant was erected at the port of Halifax in 2018 by the Honorary Consul of Lebanon, Mr. Wadih M. Fares. It commemorates Lebanese immigrants to Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Location: Nova Scotia, Canada
Date Posted: 6/25/2022 8:43:12 AM
Waymark Code: WM16BTQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
The statue depicts a larger-than-life bronze sculpture of a Lebanese traveler wearing traditional clothing. He stands alone looking towards the city with a stern face.

The plaque reads: "This monument is a universal symbol of a proud, strong, and globally united Lebanese community. The statue honors the early Lebanese settlers who, 130 years ago, established a presence in this country, sewing the bonds of loyalty, faith, and perseverance. We are thankful to our Nova Scotia community and for the enduring friendships built in our new home, Canada."
Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Lebanese Immigrant

Figure Type: Human

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Unknown

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: 8/22/2018

Materials used: Bronze

Location: Halifax Waterfront

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