Charles Redfern Park

Charles Redfern, jeweler and politician, served two terms as mayor for the City of Victoria, B.C., in the eighteen hundreds. Charles Redfern Park is in the seaside city of Victoria, one of thirteen communities that form the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. This triangle shaped one fifth of a hectare parkland has granite boulder engraved to commemorate his accomplishment. The park is in the community of James Bay near the junction of Montreal and Quebec Streets. There are several mature London plane and ornamental plum trees providing shade to benches in this park. Laurel Point Park with the David Foster Way can be reached by strolling along Montreal Street, toward the Inn at Laurel Point. There is pathway that connects from both sides of the inn. Kingston Superior Green Space, Kingston Street Walkway, Fisherman’s Wharf Park, Heron Street Green Space, the Canadian Coast Guard Rooftop Garden and Green Space, Ogden Point Park and Walkway, MacDonald Park, Earnest Todd Park, James Bay Community School Green Space, Todd Park, and James Bay Allotment Garden are all nearby.

Geographic coordinates N48° 25′ 21” W123° 22′ 39″

Charles Redfern Park can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway. Continue along the highway as it becomes Douglas Street. Continue along Douglas Street to reach Belleville Street and turn right. Follow Belleville to Pendray Street. Turn left onto Pendray Street then take the first right turn onto Cross Street or a slight right to turn onto Quebec Street. Continue along Quebec Street to reach Montreal Street. The park is on the corner of Montreal Street and Quebec Street. There is limited roadside parking in this area.

There is another park name called Redfern Park which is located near Fort Street and Oak Bay Avenue in the Jubilee Hospital area of Victoria, B.C.


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