Vancouver in Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia — Canada’s West Coast
Nine O'Clock Gun
Gun restoration and pavilion were centennial gifts in 1986 to the City of Vancouver from:
EBCO Industries Ltd.; Chester F. Millar; First Generation Capital Corporation; Hudson's Bay Company
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications.
Location. 49° 17.884′ N, 123° 7.054′ W. Marker is in Vancouver, British Columbia, in Greater Vancouver Regional District. Marker can be reached from Stanley Park Drive one kilometer east of West Georgia Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 3E2, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vancouver Rowing Club (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Meet You Under the Clock (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); Canadian Bank of Commerce Building (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); St. Regis Hotel Deutschesland Café (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); Here Stood Hamilton (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); Dominion Building (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); BC Permanent Building (approx. 1.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vancouver.
More about this marker. The marker is located in Stanley Park, and can be most easily reached on foot by following the waterside trail east from West Georgia Street.
Also see . . . Vancouver's Nine O'Clock Gun. The History of Metropolitan Vancouver's detailed history of the gun, from casting by H&C King in 1816 to its current use as a 9pm signal. (Submitted on August 1, 2010.)
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