Marilyn Bell - Juan da Fuca Plaque

In recognition of Marilyn Bell's 1956 crossing of the Straits of Juan da Fuca, a commemorative plaque was placed in Beacon Hill Park in Victoria, British Columbia,.

It is located close to Finlayson Point, on the Dallas Road Waterfront Trail in the park at:
48.407508N, 123.363208W

THIS CAIRN COMMEMORATES
THE FEAT OF
MISS MARILYN BELL
WHO LANDED IN THIS BAY
23rd AUGUST 1956
TO BECOME THE FIRST WOMAN
AND FIRST CANADIAN
TO SWIM JUAN DA FUCA STRAIT
FROM PORT ANGELES, U.S.A.
TO VICTORIA, CANADA



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Created: 10th April 2022
Last Updated: 11th April 2022