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Victoria in Capital Regional District, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific
 

Customs House

 
 
Customs House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
1. Customs House Marker
Inscription.
[English]
The 1957 portion of the building was renovated to provide retail space and a heritage facade compatible with the original 1914 section. This project was completed by Public Works Canada as a contribution to the historical preservation of the City of Victoria, and was commemorated by the Honourable Elmer MacKay, Minister of Public Works, on June 1, 1992. Public Works Canada Government of Canada

[French]
Bureau des Douanes La partie de l’édifice datant de 1957 fut rénovée afin d’offrir des locaux commerviaux et une façade compatible à celle de la partie originale de l’édifice, qui date de 1914. Ce projet, achevé par Travaux publics Canada contribue à la conservation du patrimoine de la ville de Victoria et fut commémoré par l’honorable Elmer MacKay, ministre des Travaux publics, le 1 juin 1992. Travaux publics Canada Gouvernement du Canada
 
Erected 1992 by Government of Canada.
 
Location. 48° 25.403′ N, 123° 22.11′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Marker is at the intersection of Government Street and Courtney Street on Government Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 816 Government Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers.

Customs House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
2. Customs House Marker
The marker is to the right of the entrance.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Windsor Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Navy (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Canadian Navy (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The “Veteran Sailor” (about 90 meters away); Vancouver Island Wallmap Mural (about 90 meters away); Arbutus Tree (Arbutus menziesii) (about 120 meters away); Fort Victoria (about 120 meters away); Old Victoria Custom House (about 150 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Victoria.
 
Categories. Government
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 454 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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