Seamen’s Memorial Monument

Each pewter ornament (2 3/8" dia.) is dated and identified on the reverse and comes with a card giving a history of the landmark.

Located at the Yarmouth Bar on the way to Cape Forchu and the Yarmouth Light this monument sits on Fish Point, a favorite vantage point for viewing ships and boats coming in and out of Yarmouth harbour.
A bronze plaque on the monument reads:

ON THIS, THE SITE OF THE
FIRST LAUNCHING IN THE COUNTY,
1764, THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED
IN PROUD MEMORY OF
ALL THE SEAFARING SONS
OF YARMOUTH COUNTY
WHO "GOING DOWN TO THE SEA
IN SHIP", BY THEIR OUTSTANDING
SEAMANSHIP AND VALOUR,
BROUGHT UNDYING HONOUR
TO YARMOUTH
IN EVERY PORT AROUND
THE WORLD.
Erected by the
Yarmouth County Historical
Society, 1961

The monument continues to be maintained by the Yarmouth Historical Society and is a Yarmouth, N.S. Landmark.

 

Price: $15.95