Columbia Valley & East Kootenay
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Celebrate Victoria Day at Fort Steele
May 22, 2016 11:00 am - 3:00 pm| Gate fees apply
The Victoria Day celebration at Fort Steele is a great family event each year. It’s an old-fashioned family social on the lawn by the gazebo, overlooked by the Steeples Mountain Range and Fisher Peak.
There will be live music and games. Pack an old-fashioned picnic lunch or plan to eat at the International Hotel or the City Bakery.
And don’t forget to bring the camera to capture those family memories!
PS. The photo for this event is of the Victoria Monument just outside Buckingham Palace in St. James Park. It memorialized the death of Queen Victoria in 1901. The winged figure represents Victoria, the goddess of victory, and a symbol of victory over death. She was normally worshiped by generals returning victorious from war.
The story of the statue is an interesting one and can be found at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_Memorial,_London.