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Fort Victoria

 
 
Fort Victoria Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
1. Fort Victoria Marker
Inscription.  was erected by Hudsonís Bay Company 1843 Here Colony of Vancouverís Island was inaugurated by Richard Blanshard 1850 Vancouverís Island and British Columbia united 1866 Two years later Victoria became the capital of British Columbia
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1843.
 
Location. 48° 25.257′ N, 123° 22.142′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital. Marker is at the intersection of Government Street and Belleville Street on Government Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Government Street, Victoria BC V8W 1W5, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tsukuba (here, next to this marker); Kwakiutl Bear Pole (a few steps from this marker); To Our Glorious Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Emily Carr (within shouting distance of this marker); The Netherlands Carillon / History of the Carillon (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. James Cook, R.N. (about
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90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Parade of Ships (about 90 meters away); Empress Hotel (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
Fort Victoria Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
2. Fort Victoria Marker
Fort Victoria Marker on left image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
3. Fort Victoria Marker on left
Fort Victoria Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2014
4. Fort Victoria Marker
Empress Hotel in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 786 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 20, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   4. submitted on June 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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