Ginormous Everyday Objects - Floral Clock
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
N 43° 08.976 W 079° 02.844
17T E 658768 N 4779278
Quick Description: This very large clock is located on the Niagara Parkway
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 6/30/2007 5:40:01 AM
Waymark Code: WM1R9A
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member bootron
Views: 93

Long Description:

Located close to the Queenston-Lewiston bridge between Canada and the United States is this fully operational outdoor clock that Niagara Parks maintains and updates the floral aspects twice a year.

Twice a year a new layout of flowers are planted to refresh this popular attraction that makes just one of many great stops along this roadway that links historic Niagara-on-the-Lake with historic Fort Erie.

Completely free, as well as a stop for the People Mover, this is one location that appeals to the more adult crowd and young children. There is also a nearby lilac garden which blooms for a two to three week period in May-June. The clock itself is best viewed between mid-spring to mid-autumn.

This location was originally constructed by Ontario Hydro in the 1950's, in close proximity to the Sir Adam Beck power plant which also offers tours for tourists.

A great panorama of the various designs spanning an extensive timeline can be seen at Google Images - Niagara Falls Floral Clock

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Price of Admission: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Height of object in feet: 40 feet

Size of a typical object of this: 2 ft

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