Windsor Hotel

Windsor Hotel (HMWUK)

Location: Victoria, BC 94121 Capital
Country: Canada

N 48° 25.427', W 123° 22.099'

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The Windsor Hotel was originally called the Victoria Hotel when it opened in 1858, and boasted the city's first brick building. It still stands across the street from here, with bricks now covered in stucco, at the corner of Government and Courtney. The ground floor was entirely occupied by a saloon. Its thick walls withstood an explosion in 1876 when owner George Richardson investigated a gas leak with a lit candle!Image # A-02716 courtesy of British Columbia Archives
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 7:51pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 472751 N 5363469
Decimal Degrees48.42378333, -123.36831667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 25.427', W 123° 22.099'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 25' 25.62" N, 123° 22' 5.94" W
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Area Code(s)415, 858
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 900-922 Government St, Victoria BC 94121, CA
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