Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Victoria in Capital Regional District, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific
 

Miss Marilyn Bell

 
 
Miss Marilyn Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2011
1. Miss Marilyn Bell Marker
Inscription. This cairn commemorates the feat of Miss Marilyn Bell who landed in this bay 23rd August 1956 to become the first woman and first Canadian to swim Juan de Fuca Strait from Port Angeles, U.S.A. to Victoria, Canada
 
Location. 48° 24.451′ N, 123° 21.719′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Marker can be reached from Dallas Road. Touch for map. This marker is located on 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. Finlayson Point (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); World’s Tallest Totem Pole (about 210 meters away); British Columbia Indians World Wars Memorial (about 210 meters away); Twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Signs of Lekwungen (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Beacon Hill (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Beacon Hill Park (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Giants Rooted Among Us (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Miss Marilyn Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2011
2. Miss Marilyn Bell Marker
Miss Marilyn Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2011
3. Miss Marilyn Bell Marker
 
 
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 602 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 6, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement