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Beacon Hill Park (Victoria, B.C.)
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Aerial of Victoria from Church Hill

Item consists of one stereograph photograph of Victoria, taken from Church Hill. Beacon Hill is visible on the viewer's left, St. Ann's Academy is at centre, and the White Horse Hotel and Reformed Episcopalian Church are on the viewer's right.

[Beacon Hill Park]

News item. A spokesman says that little planning or thought has been given to Beacon Hill Park development over the past 20 years. Group wants to keep the park in a more natural state; less emphasis on cars, parking and concrete additions, and more on people and animals in a less spoiled environment.

Beacon Hill Park : interviews, 1982

The item consists of 10 videotaped interviews about the history of Beacon Hill Park in Victoria. Interviewees are Herb Warren (tape 01 & 06), Al Smith and Bert Cox (02), Ainslie Helmcken (03-05), Al Smith (07), Bert Cox and Dick Green (08), Louise Iverson (09), and Louise Iverson and Sam Gardner (10).

[British Columbia Forest Branch / Forest Service collection, reel 18]

Footage. Heeling in bundled seedlings. Beacon Hill Park, Victoria: people feeling waterfowl at Goodacre Lake. A lookout station, and view from the top. Annual celebration at Peace Arch Park; shots of Premier Pattullo and Fred McGregor. Falls and rapids. Planting crew in Campbell River area: tent camp, bundled seedlings, planting shots. Tom Wells with seedlings at Green Timbers. Interior B.C. scenery.

[British Columbia. Government Travel Bureau. Photographic Branch] : [miscellaneous footage]

Out-takes?. Seascapes, shoreline and docks [Victoria area?]; Forbes Landing Hotel; logging scenes; boating scenes. Delegation visiting a lumber mill. Hunter butchering a moose carcass and loading it onto a packhorse. Canadian Scottish Regiment on parade and at the opening of the Legislature, 27 October 1936. Man and boy feeding deer. Beacon Hill Park scenes. Man feeding seagulls from deck of ferry.

City of sunshine

The item is a travelogue film. 'Sunshine and flowers - thus it is that one thinks of Victoria, the capital of British Columbia. Its enterprising business district is only overshadowed by its beautiful gardens. Such places of interest as Beacon Hill Park, the Mayor's Garden, the Dominion observatory (which houses the second largest telescope in the world) and the Butchart Gardens, are famed across the continent.' Scenes include a map of Victoria and Vancouver with a line shoring the ferry route, and an aerial view of Victoria, Inner Harbour and CPR ferry entering. Parliament Buildings. Empress Gardens and Hotel. Pan of cars driving along Causeway toward Belmont Building. Two shots of busy street corner (Yates & Douglas?). Beautiful homes and gardens along Rockland Avenue (?). Mayor Pendray's topiary gardens with visitors. Exterior shots of Dominion Observatory. At Butchart Gardens: Italian Garden, child with clay rabbit and Sunken Gardens. Very picturesque shot of the Parliament dome through the veranda portal of the Empress Hotel. (Colin Browne).

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