"Beacon Hill Park Victoria. Beacon Hill Park was named for the two beacons on Mount Beacon. The western most beacon had a triangle (blue) and the other a square (green). If the sailor could see the square through the triangle he was on Brotchie Ledge- which meant trouble.

Beacon Hill Park was a disputed piece of land. When the Hudson’s Bay Company charter to the Island was rescinded in 1859 the Company claimed 3 084 acres of land in the Victoria area, including Beacon Hill Park. In 1862 the Privy Council in London decided "That there shall be forthwith conveyed and surrendered by the said Company to Her Majesty, her heirs and successors and assigns, reserves for the public park."

Beacon Hill Park, Victoria