Sir Robert Laird Borden

Prime Minister of Canada
1911 – 1920


Photographs of
Monument

Grand Pre
Kings County
Nova Scotia


Located on the south side of Highway One at the Grand Pre intersection,
opposite the Irving service station


GPS location:   45°06'10"N   64°18'17"W




Sir Robert Borden monument, Grand Pre
Sir Robert Borden monument
Grand Pre, Kings County, Nova Scotia
Photographed 30 September 2002


Sir Robert Borden plaque, Grand Pre
Sir Robert Borden plaque, Grand Pre
Plaque installed 1954
Photographed 11 December 2002


Map showing location of Sir Robert Borden monument
Map showing the location of the Sir Robert Borden monument
Grand Pre, Kings County, Nova Scotia
Roads are shown as they were in 1952. Except for Highway 101, the
layout of the roads in 2002 has not changed much from that shown here.





Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden, a great internationalist,
was the chief architect of Canada's independence.


Heath Macquarrie, emeritus senator, in a letter to the editor
printed in The Globe and Mail on 4 January 2000.
Robert Laird Borden, Prime Minister of Canada 1911-1920, was born at Grand Pre,
Kings County, Nova Scotia, on 26 June 1854; he died at Ottawa on 10 June 1937.
He was a leading figure in the achievement of Dominion Status, and in the transition
from the British Empire to the British Commonwealth of Nations. His leadership during
World War One was remarkable...
[The Canadian Encyclopedia, Year 2000 Edition
McClelland & Stewart Inc., Toronto, 1999]


Links to Relevant Websites

Sir Robert Laird Borden by Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
    http://www.biographi.ca/EN/ShowBio.asp?BioId=42133


Sir Robert Laird Borden by Wikipedia
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Borden


Sir Robert Laird Borden by Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
    http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/department/history/borden-en.asp


Robert Laird Borden
    http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/encyclopedia/R/Ro/Robert_Laird_Borden.htm


New England Planters And Borden Genealogy Berwick Register, 1 July 1954
"...a monument is being constructed at Grand Pre to commemorate
the centennial of his birth on the 26th of this month of June..." (1954)
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~canbrnep/leoracrosswork5.htm

(This is the monument seen above.)






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



Harold Borden monument Harold Borden monument, 1900 Canning
    /kingsco/borden_h.html


Monument: 1747 Attack at Grand Pre Monument: 1747 Attack at Grand Pre Grand Pre
    /kingsco/attack1747.html


Planters monument Planters monument Horton Landing
    /kingsco/plantermon.html


Acacia Villa School cairn Acacia Villa School monument Hortonville
    /kingsco/avschool.html


John Frederick Herbin memorial at Grand Pre J.F. Herbin memorial Grand Pre
    /kingsco/herbin_jf.html


Wolfville: 1967 Centennial Project 1967 Willow Park plaque Wolfville
    /kingsco/wolfwillow.html


Abraham Gesner monument Chipman Corner
    /kingsco/gesnermem.html


Acadia U. Memorial Gym Acadia U. Memorial Gym Wolfville
    /kingsco/acadiamemgym.html


Wolfville war memorial Wolfville war memorial
    /kingsco/wolfmem.html


Canning war memorial Canning war memorial
    /kingsco/cannmem.html


Kentville Legion war memorial Kentville Legion war memorial Kentville
    /kingsco/kentlegion.html


Kentville Park war memorial Kentville Park war memorial Kentville
    /kingsco/kentmem.html


North Mountain airplane crash memorial North Mountain airplane crash memorial Brow of Mountain
    /kingsco/browmtn.html


Hants County war memorial Hants County war memorial Windsor
    /hantsco/hantsco2wwmem.html


Ellershouse war memorial Ellershouse war memorial
    /hantsco/ellermem.html


Mount Uniacke war memorial Mount Uniacke war memorial
    /hantsco/uniacmem.html


Halifax war memorial, Grand Parade Halifax war memorial The Cenotaph, Grand Parade
    /hfxrm/hfxwarmem.html


Welsford-Parker monument Welsford-Parker monument, Crimean War Halifax
    /hfxrm/crimeamon.html


Arthur W.H. Eaton tombstone Arthur W.H. Eaton tombstone Kentville
    /kingsco/eatonawh.html


Marguerite Woodworth tombstone Marguerite Woodworth tombstone Church Street
    /kingsco/woodworth.html


Prescott House, Starrs Point Prescott House Starrs Point
    /kingsco/prescottcr.html


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In the above monthly hits report, note the large traffic component attributable to students.
In July and August of each year, when the schools are closed, traffic is sharply reduced.


First uploaded to the Internet:   2002 October 02
New photograph installed:   2002 December 18