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Address: 45 Blockhouse Island Parkway, Brockville, Ontario, Canada
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This is an actual airplane mounted on a concrete tower to commemorate the...

This is an actual airplane mounted on a concrete tower to commemorate the memory of allied solders in all previous wars.It was erected in 1968 on Brockville's peninsula park called Blockhouse Island, which projects into the St. Lawrence River. The story of the jet use in Canada's former aerobatic precision flying team is detailed on a historic plaque nearby.

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Nice attraction though it is in need of a paint job. Look at the plane on highway 2 west. Marks Union Tire.

Seen by every boater and aviator from the St. Laurence River. Recommend everyone visit and take a picture to post on facebook.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
f00dmeister1
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Ontario, Canada
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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Seen by every boater and aviator from the St. Laurence River. Recommend everyone visit and take a picture to post on facebook.

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Johnstown, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Whether you are a history buff, curious about planes, trains and boats, you are in the right spot! This little area has it all! There are plaques telling about the island, the plane, the railway tunnel and even water sightseeing trips from this area. High powered spyglasses help you get up close and personal with the giant laker-ships as they... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely waterside park with a few special things to see, like this airplane. Very good place to see the river, boats in the marina, lovely rose garden. Relax and take a picnic.

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Richmond, Virginia, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice open park along the St. Lawrence River and within walking distance to the Brockville Railroad Tunnel with information about the history about the area.

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Kemptville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the picturesque waterfront park to see the Viking Ship, Draken Harald Hårfagre, that had arrived from Norway after saling across the Atlantic. It was amazing to see the small vessel and that it had sailed across the Atlantic, navigated the St Lawrence seaway on it way to the great lakes. Spent some time sitting in the shade of... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Great place to eat a picnic lunch by the water and for the kids to see the aircraft. Lots of parking and also ice cream and drinks close by

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Gatineau, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I suggest visiting the entire island to make it worth the trip as there are lots to see along with this site.

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Brockville, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

This plane seems to be quite a common sight in various places. The best part is the location right on the beautiful St Lawrence River.

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Brockville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The Golden Hawk CF-86 has been at Blockhouse since I can remember and always was part of the Blockhouse experience.

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Brockville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

took the grandsons down- they were very excited and keenly interested in more details. wanted to fly!! Great opportunity to share history with the young ones

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