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With the ongoing development of the former Woodlands site - now called 'Victoria Hill' - some people have expressed a concern about the institution's cemetery. There is no need to worry. The cemetery is totally secure and separate from the development of the site.

Some years ago a committee was established by British Columbia Buildings Corp. (BCBC) to oversee the planning of a memorial garden as commemoration of the cemetery for Woodlands (formerly known as 'Woodlands School', and 'Provincial Hospital for the Insane'). The committee was made up of people closely linked to the institution, its residents, the property owners, and others knowledgeable about cemeteries and cemetery landscape. A plan for the commemoration of this cemetery (noted to hold burials for the years 1922 to 1958) was approved and will be carried out in due course.

If you have further questions about this cemetery please contact
Archie or Dale Miller of A Sense of History Research Services
at 604-526-6113
or by email at Information@Senseofhistory.com


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