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

Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra

1743 – 1794

 
 
Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
1. Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra Marker
Inscription. Captain in the Spanish Royal Navy. Explorer of the West Coast of North America and Governor of the Spanish settlement at Nootka, Vancouver Island. In honor of their meeting and the ensuing friendly association, Captain George Vancouver named this land Quadra and Vancouverís Island. In recognition of the historic friendship between Canada and Spain – His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain Dedicated this monument on March 17, 1984
 
Erected 1984.
 
Location. 48° 25.291′ N, 123° 22.445′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Marker is at the intersection of Belleville Street and Oswego Street on Belleville Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Belleville Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pendray House (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Mackenzie Papineau Battalion of the International Brigades (about 210 meters away); Creation of the Province of British Columbia (about 210 meters away); In Commemoration of the Treaty Between Great Britain and the Russian Empire (approx. 0.2
Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra Marker and Bust image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
2. Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra Marker and Bust
kilometers away); Knowledge Totem (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Kwakiutl Bear Pole (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The “Veteran Sailor” (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Tsukuba (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Victoria.
 
Also see . . .  Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra - Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 1, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Categories. Exploration
 
Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra Monument image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
3. Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra Monument
Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra Monument in Quadra Park image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
4. Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra Monument in Quadra Park
Bust of Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2014
5. Bust of Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 893 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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