Creation of the Province of British Columbia

Creation of the Province of British Columbia (HMX2W)

Location: Victoria, BC V8V 1X3 Capital
Country: Canada

N 48° 25.226', W 123° 22.288'

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Cr?ation de la Province de Columbie-Britannique

[English]
The province of British Columbia was created on July 20, 1871. Formerly a crown colony established by the union in 1866 of Vancouver Island with the mainland colony of British Columbia, the addition of the Pacific coast province made Canada truly a nation "from sea to sea". With provincial status came success for the movement toward self-government. The first Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia was Joseph W. Trutch and the first premier was John Foster McCreight.

[French]
La province de Colombie-Britannique fut cr??e la 20 juillet 1871. Colonie de la Couronne depuis l'union en 1866 de l'ile de Vancouver et de la colonie de la Colombie-Britannique, elle faisait du Canada, en devenant province, un pays allant vraiment ?d'un ocean a l'autre ?. La lutte pour l'autonomie ?taite gagn?e. Joseph W. Trutch et John Foster McCreght occup?rent, les premiers, les postes de lieutenant-gouverneur et de premier ministre de la Colombie-Britannique.
Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.Commission des lieux et monuments historiques du Canada.Government of Canada - 1981 - Gouvernement du Canada

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Year Placed1981
Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monuments Board of Canada/Commission des lieux et monuments historiques du Canada
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 9:15am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 472516 N 5363098
Decimal Degrees48.42043333, -123.37146667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 25.226', W 123° 22.288'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 25' 13.56" N, 123° 22' 17.28" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600 Menzies St, Victoria BC V8V 1X3, CA
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