Canteen / Cantine Historical

Canteen / Cantine Historical (HM1V8D)

Location: Victoria, British Columbia V9C Capital
Country: Canada

N 48° 25.923', W 123° 27.058'

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This building was constructed in about 1900 to served as a canteen where the off-duty soldier could make purchases from a limited stock, drink beer and relax.
The building was used as a canteen during summer training periods at Fort Rodd Hill during the 1930s. In 1933 there was one large front bar room with tables and benches and a smaller non-commissioned officers' room in the rear. The cellar had a reputation for keeping beer at a constant cool temperature during the summer. From 1943 to the 1950s, it was used for a variety of purposes including general storage, as married quarters and as an orderly room and offices.
Dans ce bâtiment construit vers les années 1900, les soldats pouvaient acheter quelques articles, boire de la bière et se détendre loqsqu'ils n'étaient pas de service.
Au cours des années 1930, le bâtiment servit de cantine pendant les camps d'entraînement qui eurent lieu l'été au fort Rodd Hill. En 1933, on y trouvait à l'avant un grand bar avec tables et bancs et, à l'arriére, une salle plus petite réservée aux sous-officiers. Pendant l'été, on pouvait garder la bière au frais à la cave, à une température constante. Entre 1943 et les années 1950, elle servit entre autre d'entrepôt général, de logement familial,
de salle des rapports et de bureau.
[Photo caption reads]
The Canteen in 1944 / La cantine en 1944
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HM NumberHM1V8D
Placed ByParks Canada
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 5:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 466641 N 5364420
Decimal Degrees48.43205000, -123.45096667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 25.923', W 123° 27.058'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 25' 55.38" N, 123° 27' 3.48" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Fort Rodd Hill Rd, Victoria British Columbia V9C, CA
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