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Event Details

Dates: February 26, 2023

Venue: Ross Bay Cemetery

Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm PST

Location: Map

Admission: $5/person; $2 for OCS, BCBHAS members

Ross Bay Cemetery Tour

Did you know there are more than 50 Black Pioneers and/or their descendants at Ross Bay Cemetery? This is a guided tour of a few of their graves and others who were influential in the migration of Blacks to the British Colony. The tour hosts are James Gatsi, BC Black History Awareness Society member and John Adams, Old Cemeteries Society member and owner-operator of “Discover The Past Walking Tours”, Victoria.

REGISTRATION IN-PERSON ONLY: By 1:45 pm, meet at the Ross Bay Cemetery, 1495 Fairfield Rd, entrance across from Stannard Ave. At this entrance is the new Memorial Gate. We understand this is a popular time to exercise your canine buddies, however the Cemetery has a NO DOGS Policy. Rain or sunshine.

For more information, visit our website: https://bcblackhistory.ca/ross-bay-cemetery-guided-tour/

Ross Bay Cemetery

1495 Fairfield Rd

Victoria, BC V8S 1E9

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