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Victoria in Capital, British Columbia — Canada’s West Coast
 

McPherson Playhouse

Dedicated 26th, February 1965

 
 
McPherson Playhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2011
1. McPherson Playhouse Marker
Inscription.  Named in Honour of Thomas Shanks McPherson Born Airdrie, Scotland, prominent business man, philanthropist and citizen of Victoria for fifty-three years, who died at the age of 89 years on 3rd, December 1962, and under whose will a bequest including this theatre was made to the City of Victoria
 
Erected 1965.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical date for this entry is December 3, 1962.
 
Location. 48° 25.717′ N, 123° 21.996′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital. Marker is on Pandora Street close to Government Street. This marker is to the left of the theater entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 615 Pandora Street, Victoria BC V8W, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fifth Regiment of Garrison Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Chinese General Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Cast Iron Panels (within shouting distance of this marker); Wesleyan Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Japanese Internment
McPherson Playhouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2011
2. McPherson Playhouse
The marker is located in the entrance alcove.
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(about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Victoria Fire Department Headquarters (about 90 meters away); Tiger Company Fire Hall (about 120 meters away); Victoria’s Chinatown (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
McPherson Playhouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2011
3. McPherson Playhouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 628 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 4, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 30, 2022