The Queen Victoria memorial is a memorial in Stanley Park dedicated to the Queen who ruled the British Empire (and Canada) for many many decades in the 1800s.
There is no fee to visit the Queen Victoria Memorial. It is completely free for all to visit and enjoy!
Architect: James Blomfield
Foundry: George Wraccle (???) Ltd, London
Stonework: J. McIntosh and Sons -material: Nelson Island granite.
It was built with procees from specially printed black-edged memorial cards (birth, coronation, death) handed out to school children to sell for 10 cents to raise money to build it.
Also a gala was held to raise money to build it,
Originally, the memorial had cups on chains to allow people to drink water, but the cups are long gone now.
It was unveiled by premier Sir Richard McBride in May 24, 1906
The plaque says:
In memory of Victoria the Good.
This monument is erected by the school children of Vancouver 1905.
The Queen Victoria Memorial is located just off of Stanley Park Drive a short distance after the traffic circle at the Georgia Street entrance of Stanley Park in Vancouver, BC, Canada.