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

Minnie Victoria Robertson

 
 
Minnie Victoria Robertson Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
1. Minnie Victoria Robertson Monument
Inscription.  

[Born] December 7th, 1870,
Victoria,
Drowned Ellice Bridge Disaster
May 26th, 1896

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsCemeteries & Burial SitesDisastersWomen. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1944.
 
Location. 48° 24.667′ N, 123° 20.498′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Monument is in Section G of Ross Bay Cemetery, south of Fairfield Road and east of Memorial Crescent. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Victoria, British Columbia V8S 1G1, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William (Billy) Barker (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Kakehashi (about 120 meters away); Isabella Mainville Ross (about 120 meters away); George and Isabella Pottinger (about 120 meters away); Right Reverend George Hills, D.D. (about 180 meters away); William Edgar Oliver (about 180 meters away); Lorne Lewis (about 210 meters away); Estate of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
Regarding Minnie Victoria Robertson.
Minnie Victoria Robertson Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
2. Minnie Victoria Robertson Monument
On Robertson Family Grave Marker
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On May 26, 1896 in Victoria, British Columbia, a crowded streetcar crashed through Point Ellice Bridge, killing 55 men, women, and children.
 
Also see . . .
1. Point Ellice Bridge Collapse Photo. (Submitted on June 22, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Point Ellice Bridge Disaster. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 27, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Robertson Family Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
3. Robertson Family Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 504 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 22, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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