"The Birdcages"

"The Birdcages" (HM5UP)

Location: Victoria, BC 22401 Capital
Country: Canada

N 48° 25.095', W 123° 22.225'

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The Legislative Buildings for the Colony of Vancouver Island were built on these grounds in 1859. Nicknamed "The Birdcages" because of their quaint style, they were replaced in 1894-97 by the present buildings. The original Legislative Hall, meeting place of the first House of Assembly west of the Great Lakes, was preserved until 1957 when it was destroyed by fire.
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HM NumberHM5UP
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Year Placed1966
Placed ByProvince of British Columbia
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 8:00am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 472592 N 5362854
Decimal Degrees48.41825000, -123.37041667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 25.095', W 123° 22.225'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 25' 5.70" N, 123° 22' 13.50" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 534-566 Superior St, Victoria BC 22401, CA
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