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

Beacon Hill Park

 
 
Beacon Hill Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2011
1. Beacon Hill Park Marker
Inscription. When Victoria was settled in 1843, this area was a natural park. It was reserved in 1858 for a park by Sir James Douglas, Governor of the Colony of Vancouver Island and given in trust to Victoria by the Province of British Columbia. In 1882 it was so named from two beacons place upon the hill in 1846 to mark the position of Brotchie Ledge. Area is 154 acres.
 
Location. 48° 24.612′ N, 123° 21.904′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Marker can be reached from Beacon Hill Loop. Click for map. This marker is located near the summit of Mount Beacon. Marker is in this post office area: Victoria, British Columbia V8V, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Signs of Lekwungen (within shouting distance of this marker); Beacon Hill (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Giants Rooted Among Us (about 210 meters away); Twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Le Legs De La Famille Côté (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); "Tomorrow Run 91" (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Finlayson Point (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); World’s Tallest Totem Pole (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Victoria.
 
More about this marker.
Beacon Hill Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2014
2. Beacon Hill Park Marker
The engraved stone was covered with the metal marker sometime between 2011 and 2014.
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
Beacon Hill Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2011
3. Beacon Hill Park Marker
Beacon Hill Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2011
4. Beacon Hill Park Marker
Beacon Hill Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2014
5. Beacon Hill Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 527 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   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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