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

Finlayson Point

 
 
Finlayson Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2011
1. Finlayson Point Marker
Inscription. Named after Roderick Finlayson Chief – Factor Hudson’s Bay Company at Victoria 1844 – 1872. Before the arrival of white men this was the site of an ancient fortified Indian Village. A battery of two 64 pound wrought iron rifled guns stood here 1878 – 1892 for protection against an expected Russian invasion.
 
Location. 48° 24.438′ N, 123° 21.857′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Marker can be reached from Dallas Road. Touch for map. This marker located on the the ocean-side bluff trail in Beacon Hill Park. Marker is in this post office area: Victoria, British Columbia V8V, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Miss Marilyn Bell (about 180 meters away); Beacon Hill (about 210 meters away); Signs of Lekwungen (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Beacon Hill Park (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); World’s Tallest Totem Pole (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); British Columbia Indians World Wars Memorial (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); "Tomorrow Run 91" (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative Americans
 
Finlayson Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2011
2. Finlayson Point Marker
Finlayson Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2011
3. Finlayson Point Marker
Finlayson Point image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2011
4. Finlayson Point
A Nearby 'Marker' - Horseshoe Bay image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2011
5. A Nearby 'Marker' - Horseshoe Bay
"Note rocks glaciated during retreat of third Ice Age about 10,000 years ago."
Horseshoe Bay image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2011
6. Horseshoe Bay
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 721 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 6, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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