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Encyclopedia > Terry Fox Monument

The Terry Fox Monument, situated in Shuniah Township on the outskirts of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, signifies humanitarian Terry Fox's tragic halt in his Marathon of Hope on August 31, 1980. The monument, which depicts Terry Fox during his run, serves as one of a few historical tourist sites in the city. It is open to the public and offers a panoramic view of Thunder Bay and it's surroundings. Shuniah is a municipal township bordering the city of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada on the east. ... Nickname: Motto: Superior by nature Location of Thunder Bay, Ontario Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario Region Northwestern Ontario District Thunder Bay District CMA Thunder Bay Established 1970 (amalgamation between Fort William and Port Arthur) Incorporated as Towns Port Arthur in 1884 Fort William in 1892 Incorporated as Cities Both Port... For the baseball player, see: Terry Fox (baseball) Terry Fox on his Marathon of Hope cross-country run. ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Thunder Bay is a large bay at the western end of Lake Superior. ...


 
 

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