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Twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria

 
 
Twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2014
1. Twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria Marker
Inscription.

Placed here May 23, 1985
commemorating the twinning of
Morioka, Japan and Victoria
and to the memory of
Dr. Inazo Nitobe

Mayor Daizo Ota [and] Mayor Peter Pollen
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10th Anniversary of Twinning
Morioka, Japan
Mayor Ohta Mayor Cross
Victoria, Canada
May 23, 1995
[Also in Japanese]

 
Erected 1985 by City of Victoria and City of Morioka.
 
Location. 48° 24.48′ N, 123° 21.955′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Marker is on Dallas Road 0.3 kilometers east of Douglas Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is about 100 meters south of Dallas Road, along the Dallas Road Waterfront Trail, part of Beacon Hill Park. 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. Beacon Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Finlayson Point (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Signs of Lekwungen (about 240 meters away); "Tomorrow Run 91"
Twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria 10th Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2014
2. Twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria 10th Anniversary Marker
(approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Beacon Hill Park (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); “Journey For Lives” (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Terry Fox (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Miss Marilyn Bell (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Victoria.
 
Also see . . .
1. Victoria's Twin City Program. (Submitted on June 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 25th Anniversary of Morioka-Victoria Twin City Agreement (2010). (Submitted on June 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. "48 Hours in Morioka, capital of 'Japan's Tibet'" (Reuters article, 2013). (Submitted on June 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Who Is Inazo Nitobe?. (Submitted on June 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. PeacePolitics
 
Twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2014
3. Twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria Marker
Japanese inscription
Twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2014
4. Twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria Monument
Twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2014
5. Twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria Monument
Looking north from the monument toward the flagpole atop Beacon Hill
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 419 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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