Sidney in Capital, British Columbia — Canada’s West Coast
Port of Entry Beacon
was seen in early days
by ships at sea
Hence, Beacon Avenue
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 48° 38.93′ N, 123° 23.651′ W. Marker is in Sidney, British Columbia, in Capital. Marker is on Beacon Avenue just east of 1st Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker and signal beacon are at the end of Beacon Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sidney BC V8L 1X2, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mayor's Community Builder Awardees at Beacon Park Pavilion (within shouting distance of this marker); Waterfront Industries (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Year of the Ocean (about 120 meters away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Black Pioneers in British Columbia (approx. 8 kilometers away); The Italian GardenStar Pond (approx. 10.7 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sidney.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on July 18, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.