Lunenburg Fisherman's Memorial, Nova Scotia, Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
N 44° 22.553 W 064° 18.605
20T E 395630 N 4914456
Quick Description: This memorial in Lunenburg is in the shape of a compass rose.
Location: Nova Scotia, Canada
Date Posted: 9/23/2012 3:58:14 PM
Waymark Code: WMFB9G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DudleyGrunt
Views: 11

Long Description:
The plaque for the Memorial reads:
"Using a design based on that of a Compass Rose whose earliest European use as an aid to navigation for Mariners was circa 1187 A.D., this monument was erected through public subscription by The Lunenburg Fisherman's Memorial Society and was dedicated on Sunday, August 25, 1996."

The memorial consists of numerous polished granite pillars,each inscribed with the names of individuals who lost their lives in the maritime trade; in some cases every crew member on the vessel perished, and in other cases individuals perished.

Please use this link to view an interactive 360-degree panorama of the memorial.

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Relevent website: [Web Link]

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Daylight hours, please.


Entrance fees (if any):
$0.00


Date dedicated: 8/25/1996

Sponsor(s): Public Subscription

Parking coordinates: Not Listed

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