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Victoria Cenotaph - Victoria, British Columbia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
N 48° 25.229 W 123° 22.162
10U E 472671 N 5363102
Quick Description: This cenotaph dedicated to those who gave their lives in World War I, World War II and the Korean War. It is located in front of the Legislature near the corner of Belleville and Government Streets in Victoria, British Columbia.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 1/22/2013 7:40:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMG73D
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 17

Long Description:
This cenotaph is located with a pleasant view of the activity around the harbour, museum and the Legislature Building in Victoria, British Columbia.

Knowing the schedule of the nearby carillon will help make the time that much more enjoyable. Arrive, relax and enjoy the freedom that has come with the sacrifice of the many Canadian men and women who gave their lives in the service of their country.

The grounds of the legislature allow for carefree passive recreation any day of the week and on summer weekends in particular.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War I World War II Korean War

In Honor Of: Canadian Forces and Canadian Citizens

Marker Text:
To Our Glorious Dead 1914 - 1919 1939 - 1945 "They died the noblest death a man may die, Fighting for God, and Right, and Liberty;-- And such a death is Immortality."

Date of dedication: Unknown

Who Put it Here?: City of Victoria

Description of Memorial:
The cenotaph, with a large World War I military dressed soldier at the top, is made of granite and stands in front of the Legislature of British Columbia, as symbol of the freedom won.

Visit Instructions:
Visited Logs must contain, at least, a picture of the monument and your GPSr. Preferably YOU at the monument with your GPSr, but we understand that some people are camera-shy.
It is suggested you please include something about your visit here, as well.
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