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Roderick Alexander Ferguson II Memorial Flagpole - Hamilton, Bermuda
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 32° 17.540 W 064° 47.041
20S E 332015 N 3574236
Quick Description: The Roderick Alexander Ferguson II Memorial Flagpole is located on Front Street opposite Burnaby Street in downtown Hamilton, Bermuda.
Location: Bermuda
Date Posted: 11/13/2014 5:33:03 AM
Waymark Code: WMMW6B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69
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Long Description:

A fifty foot high nautical flagpole was erected in memory of former city official and civic leader Roderick Alexander Ferguson II. The flagpole is located on the waterfront at the base of a hill on Burnaby Street. The flagople is highly visible as you travel down Burnaby Street. Installed in 2013, the flagpole is rated to withstand winds of 140 miles per hour. It replaces an older flagpole that was rated for 80 miles per hour winds.

On the waterfront side of the flagpole there is a bronze plaque with the following dedication.

This flagpole was donated
in loving memory of
Mr. Roderick Alexander Ferguson II, MBE,
to commemorate his
commitment, dedication and
hard work to the city of Hamilton.
He served as Common Councillor
from 1965 - 1972 and
Alderman from 1972 - 1985.
Dedicated by his family


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