William E. deGarthe Memorial Provincial Park, Peggy's Cove

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William E. deGarthe Memorial Provincial Park is located in Peggy's Cove. Make William E. deGarthe Memorial Provincial Park a centerpiece of your Peggy's Cove vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Peggy's Cove trip itinerary planning app .
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  • The Fisherman's memorial monument is a pretty detailed bas relief carved in a large stone by William E. deGarthe. It sits on the hill in Peggy's cove and no matter where you park; (even out at the lig...  more »
  • It is very easy to pass this beautiful sculpture if you are on a tour. Fortunately we were on a private tour so we had time to view it and learn of the story of how and why deGarthe decided to begin t...  more »
  • William E. deGarthe carved this "lasting monument to Nova Scotian fisherman" on a 100 foot long granite outcropping. The sculpture shows 32 fishermen, their wives and children, St. Elmo with wings spr...  more »
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  • Beautiful place, must see when going to the Canadian east coast. It can get quite busy in the peak summer, however you can still find a quite spot to take some spectacular pictures.
  • The view is only half the experience. This place is truly breathtaking and not overpopulated by tourists during the week. This is truly worth the detour.
  • When I worked there as a rock patroller I loved going in the museum everyone should visit. While I was working there, that's when I was making peggy's Cove Replica lighthouses
  • Absolutely beautiful! You can't take a bad picture!
  • Incredible park. Glorious views and a wonderful geologic history. A "must see" location.

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