Heritage Park

The group’s first major endeavor was in 1998 with the construction of the Bass River Heritage Park. The park is situated on the site of the first three Dominion Chair Factories and across the road from the Dominion Chair Company Store. A kiosk was built and wall panels were made displaying pictures and brief histories of such things as the Dominion Chair Company, the wharves and shipbuilding, the Pole Railway and schools. In late 1998 and early 1999, a group of local students with the help of artist Christine Sandeson designed and painted roof panels, each showing an aspect of life in Bass River. Walking trails, flowerbeds and a picnic area where also developed, offering tourists the perfect place to rest and learn about the community they are traveling through.

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