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#1 vmoreau

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 11:20 AM

Does anyone know who I can speak with to get a history of Government Street? As in, was it ever the main street before Douglas became the TCH? Has it always been the same length, from Bay to Dallas? Any significant events ever happen, as in a major fire?

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 11:27 AM

http://www.heritagev...anizations.html
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#3 Hotel Mike

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 12:00 PM

Nice list VHF. A good source for a reporter to do some research.

#4 aastra

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 12:25 PM

Old maps here:
http://vihistory.uvi...maps/mapsdl.php

Info about the "Five Sisters" fire here:
http://victoriahisto...t-fire-of-1910/

Was Government Street the city's main street? No doubt:









 



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