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

Fort Victoria

 
 
Fort Victoria Marker image. Click for full size.
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
 
Location. 48° 25.257′ N, 123° 22.142′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. 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, British Columbia V8W, Canada.
 
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 Netherland Carillon / History of the Carillon (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. James Cook, R.N. (about 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.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
Fort Victoria Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
2. Fort Victoria Marker
Fort Victoria Marker on left image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
3. Fort Victoria Marker on left
Fort Victoria Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2014
4. Fort Victoria Marker
Empress Hotel in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 608 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 20, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, 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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