Helmcken House

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Helmcken House was the home of Dr. John Sebastian Helmcken, first speaker of an elected assembly in BC, who lived there from 1853 to 1920. Cecelia Helmcken is suspected to be the ghost who haunts it; ghostly piano playing is heard along with occasional pranks.

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Geographic Information

675 Belleville St
Victoria, BC V8W 9W2

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48.419752903601236, -123.36705440280639
Nearest Towns:
Victoria, BC (1.2 mi.)
Esquimalt, BC (2.5 mi.)
Oak Bay, BC (2.5 mi.)
Langford Station, BC (6.4 mi.)
Goldstream, BC (7.9 mi.)
Goldstream Station, BC (7.9 mi.)
Metchosin, BC (8.5 mi.)
Rocky Point, BC (11.0 mi.)
Malahat, BC (11.5 mi.)
Saanichton, BC (12.0 mi.)


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