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A necessary stop, but tough parking

Of course, any good Canadian who was alive during The Marathon of Hope needs to stop here to pay... read more

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No better place in St. John’s to start or finish a Signal Hill run. This stirring tribute to a... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

Of course, any good Canadian who was alive during The Marathon of Hope needs to stop here to pay respects and remember the impact of Terry Fox. This is a simple site, tucked into a corner of the shipping district in St. John's Harbour. If...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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No better place in St. John’s to start or finish a Signal Hill run. This stirring tribute to a Canadian hero and icon will inspire you!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019

I am so glad we stopped here. So thought-provoking..... What a wonderful tribute to someone who has made such a difference in his short time on earth. Would highly recommend this stop.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 20, 2019

A great tribute to Terry marking the place where he began his quest. Not the easiest to find . . . our GPS said "you have arrived" but it took a few minutes to find the exact spot. By the waterfront (of course) with gorgeous...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed December 15, 2018

a great memorial to a great man, somewhat hard to find unless you know where you are going down in the harbor area but always well kept and clean. perfect spot to sit and reflect.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

I had a little trouble finding the monument. However, the information provided at the site was both comprehensive and interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

was one of our must-do's on our trip and it didn't disappoint. Well done memorial to a truly inspirational Canadian. Sadly saw the monument for where he ended his journey, glad to be able to balance it with the beginning of the Marathon of Hope...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

This monument can do no other than move you ! It is artistically beautiful, but the meaning is even deeper. This is where Terry Fox got his container of Atlantic Ocean water which he traveled with.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

Terry Fox dipped his stump into the waters here to begin his cross Canada run. Iconic. Well done sculpture

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

Although hidden away by the waterfront, this tribute to our greatest Canadian is a must see. To stand on the spot where Terry Fox began his run to raise funds for cancer research was one of the most moving experiences we have had. Please go...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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