Photographs of
Veterans Memorial View Park

Municipality of the County of Kings

Officially unveiled 1 November 2005




Avonport
Kings County
Nova Scotia

Located at the intersection of Oak Island Road with West Brooklyn Road

GPS location:   45°05'11"N   64°14'24"W
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Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park military memorial, unveiling ceremony

Photographed on 1 November 2005



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park military memorial, unveiling ceremony

Photographed on 1 November 2005



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park military memorial, unveiling ceremony

Photographed on 1 November 2005



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park military memorial, unveiling ceremony

Photographed on 1 November 2005



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park military memorial, unveiling ceremony
A few minutes before the official unveiling ceremony.

Photographed on 1 November 2005



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park military memorial, unveiling ceremony
After the official unveiling ceremony.

Photographed on 1 November 2005



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park military memorial, unveiling ceremony

Photographed on 1 November 2005



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park military memorial, unveiling ceremony

Photographed on 1 November 2005







Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial, shortly after sunrise
The spectacular view across Minas Basin

Photographed at 7:22am on 15 November 2005



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial, shortly after sunrise

Photographed at 7:25am on 15 November 2005



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial, as seen from Highway 101
Veterans Memorial View Park, as seen from Highway 101
The old overpass will be demolished in August 2006

Photographed on 16 February 2006



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park military memorial

Photographed on 22 June 2006



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park military memorial

Photographed on 22 June 2006



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park military memorial
Veterans Memorial View Park as seen from Highway 101
near the West Brooklyn Road overpass

Photographed on 22 June 2006, shortly after sunrise



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial in the midst of construction, twinning Highway 101
Veterans Memorial View Park during construction of twinned Highway 101

Photographed on 9 September 2006



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial in the midst of construction, twinning Highway 101
Veterans Memorial View Park is visible at the left side of this photograph.
Note the absence of the overpass bridge.  The old overpass has been demolished.
At the right side of this photograph, the workmen clustered beside the Jersey barrier
are doing preliminary work for a new concrete pier that will support
the center of the new overpass.

Photographed on 22 September 2006



Nova Scotia, Avonport: twinning Highway 101, temporary view
The view without the overpass.

Photographed on 22 September 2006



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial in the midst of construction, twinning Highway 101
Veterans Memorial View Park is visible at the center of this photograph.
The new overpass bridge, visible at the far right, is nearing completion.

Photographed on 9 May 2007



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial in the midst of construction, twinning Highway 101
Veterans Memorial View Park during construction of twinned Highway 101.

Photographed on 9 May 2007



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial in the midst of construction, twinning Highway 101
The flagman is controlling traffic while new pavement is laid.

Photographed on 22 May 2007



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial in the midst of construction, twinning Highway 101
Here we see the full length of the new overpass bridge.

Photographed on 22 May 2007



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial in the midst of construction, twinning Highway 101

Photographed on 22 May 2007







Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park interpretative panels

Photographed on 22 May 2007



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park interpretative panels

Photographed on 22 May 2007



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park interpretative panels

Photographed on 22 May 2007



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park interpretative panels

Photographed on 22 May 2007



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park interpretative panels

Photographed on 22 May 2007



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park interpretative panels
"...the oldest footprints in Canada..."

Photographed on 22 May 2007



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park interpretative panels

Photographed on 22 May 2007



Nova Scotia, Avonport: Veterans Memorial View Park interpretative panels

Photographed on 22 May 2007






Links to Relevant Websites

Photographs: Year of the Veteran Ceremonies - 2005
Municipality of Kings County
    http://www.county.kings.ns.ca/gallery/default.htm







Photographs of War Memorials, Historic Monuments and Plaques in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1763.ca/remem/plaques.html



William Hall monument, Hantsport William Hall monument Hantsport
    http://ns1763.ca/hantsco/hallmem.html


Kentville Legion war memorial Kentville Legion war memorial Kentville
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/kentlegion.html


Kentville Memorial Park Kentville Memorial Park Kentville
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/kentmem.html


St. Antoine, 1682: historic signs St. Antoine, 1682 New Minas
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/newminas-antoine.html


Veterans Memorial Bench and Sundial Veterans Memorial Bench and Sundial Kentville
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/veteransbench.html


Sheffield Mills war memorial Sheffield Mills war memorial Sheffield Mills
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/sheffieldmills.html


Veterans Lane military memorial Veterans Lane military memorial Kingston
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/veteranslane.html


North Mountain airplane crash memorial North Mountain airplane crash memorial Brow of Mountain
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/browmtn.html


Wolfville war memorial Wolfville war memorial Wolfville
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/wolfmem.html


Acadia U. Memorial Gym Acadia U. Memorial Gym Wolfville
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/acadiamemgym.html


Canning war memorial Canning war memorial Canning
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/cannmem.html


Harold Borden monument Harold Borden monument, 1900 Canning
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/borden_h.html


Berwick war memorial Berwick war memorial Berwick
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/berwickwar.html


Bridgetown war memorial Bridgetown war memorial Bridgetown
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/bridgetownm.html


Memorial: Commonwealth Air Training Plan Memorial: Commonwealth Air Training Plan, 1940-1945 Middleton
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/bcatpww2.html


Kingston: Commonwealth Air Training Plan memorial Commonwealth Air Training Plan memorial, 1940-1945 Kingston
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/bcatprc.html


Bloody Creek monument Monument: Bloody Creek 1757 Bloody Creek
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/bloodycrk.html


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First uploaded to the WWW:   2005 November 05
New photographs installed:   2006 June 27
New photograph installed:   2007 May 09
New photographs installed:   2007 October 29
New photographs installed:   2007 November 23
Added Google Map link:   2007 December 09