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

Dr John Sebastian Helmcken

(1824-1920)

 
 
Dr John Sebastian Helmcken Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
1. Dr John Sebastian Helmcken Marker
Inscription. Dr Helmcken earned acclaim for his work as a physician, colonial legislator and negotiator of British Columbiaís entry into Canada. This statue, created by Armando Barbon and Gabriele Vicari, was donated to the Royal BC Museum by the family of Yole and Armando Barbon. May 19, 2011
 
Erected 2011 by The Family of Yole and Armando Barbon.
 
Location. 48° 25.167′ N, 123° 22.019′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Douglas Street and Belleville Street. Touch for map. This statue is located in Thunderbird Park, near the Royal British Columbia Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Victoria, British Columbia V8W, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elliot Street Square (here, next to this marker); The Sisters of St. Ann (here, next to this marker); Doctor John Sebastian Helmcken (here, next to this marker); St. Annís Schoolhouse (a few steps from this marker); Log Cabin to Victorian Parlour (a few steps from this marker); St. Annís Pioneer Schoolhouse
Dr John Sebastian Helmcken Statue and House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
2. Dr John Sebastian Helmcken Statue and House
(a few steps from this marker); Cecilia Helmcken (a few steps from this marker); Sir James Douglas (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
Also see . . .  HELMCKEN, John Sebastian - Dictionary of Canadian Biography. (Submitted on October 26, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsScience & Medicine
 
Dr John Sebastian Helmcken Statue image. Click for full size.
July 2, 2011
3. Dr John Sebastian Helmcken Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 1,059 times since then and 42 times this year. Last updated on October 30, 2011. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   3. submitted on October 30, 2011. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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