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Twinning of Morioka, Japan, and Victoria, BC

Location DetailsNear Finlayson Point on the Dallas Rd walkway, overlooking the beach. Directly south of lookout in Beacon Hill Park.
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Granite, stone, iron
1985
This dark grey, rectangular, granite monolith and iron fence marks the twinning of Morioka, Japan, with Victoria, BC, on May 23, 1985.

Inscribed on the eastern side: "Placed here May 23, 1985. Commemorating the twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria and to the memory of Dr. Inazo Nitobe. Mayor Daizo Ota, Mayor Peter Pollen." In 1995, a plaque was installed, and it reads: "10th Anniversary of Twinning, Morioka, Japan, Victoria, Canada. May 23, 1995. Mayor Ohto, Mayor Cross."
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