Goderich, Ontario, Canada: Salt Discovery Monument

In 1966, Sifto Salt, which operates a huge salt mine under the harbor, erected a monument for the 100th anniversary of the discovery of salt. A transparent-sided cairn repels celebratory lickers from profaning the salt obelisk it contains.

Address:
Victoria St. N., Goderich, ON, Canada
Directions:
Near downtown, overlooking the harbor, at Victoria St. N. and Gloucester Terrace.
Admission:
Free
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Salt Discovery Monument

In 1966, Sifto Salt erected a cairn marking the centennial of the discovery of salt in Goderich. The cairn sits on top of a bluff overlooking the town's harbour and salt mine. The cairn features a gigantic chunk of salt. A nearby plaque tells of the history of the discovery of salt in Goderich.

[Dave McGee, 08/06/2005]

June 2014: Photo added.


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