First British Columbia School

First British Columbia School (HMWPK)

Location: Victoria, BC V8W 3M9 Capital
Country: Canada

N 48° 25.523', W 123° 22.069'

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On this site Rev. R.J. Staines and wife opened the first British Columbia School in 1849. In the same building of Fort Victoria the first Legislative Assembly met August 12th 1856.

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This plaque unveiled by Honorable Nancy Hodges, first woman speaker in the British Commonwealth, Speaker of British Columbia LegislatureAugust 12th, 1950

Year Placed1950
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 10:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 472788 N 5363646
Decimal Degrees48.42538333, -123.36781667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 25.523', W 123° 22.069'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 25' 31.38" N, 123° 22' 4.14" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1128-1140 Government St, Victoria BC V8W 3M9, CA
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