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Victoria in Capital Regional District, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific
 

The Bastion

 
 
The Bastion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
1. The Bastion Marker
Inscription. This tablet marks the site of the bastion which stood at the north east corner of Fort Victoria. The fort was erected by the Hudsonís Bay Company in 1843. Erected by Miller, Court & Co. Ltd. For the British Columbia Historical Assn. A.D. 1928
 
Erected 1928 by Miller, Court & Co. Ltd.
 
Location. 48° 25.541′ N, 123° 22.065′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Marker is at the intersection of Government Street and View Street on Government Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1150 Government Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bastion Cannons (here, next to this marker); Fort Victoria (a few steps from this marker); The Bank Building (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Fort Victoria (within shouting distance of this marker); First British Columbia School (within shouting distance of this marker); Percy Leonard James (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bell Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Matthew Baillie Begbie (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
Also see . . .
The Bastion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
2. The Bastion Marker
 Fort Victoria - Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 19, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Additional keywords. Hudson's Bay Company
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
The entrance to Bastion Square. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
3. The entrance to Bastion Square.
The marker is on the building to the left of the entrance to Bastion Square.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 509 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 19, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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