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Nine O'clock Gun or Time Gun

Photo Credit: Jarmila Storkova

Address

Stanley Park, East of Hallelujah Point

Neighbourhood

Stanley Park

Type

Other

Significance

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Description

Nine o’Clock Gun (1894; most recently replaced in 1986) A feature of Stanley Park since 1894, the Nine o’Clock Gun was originally housed in a
wooden cupola, which was replaced by the current concrete and stone structure built in 1936. The gun is fired every evening at 9 p.m. The original function of firing the gun was related to assisting ships in setting their chronometers.

Source

Stanley Park National Historic Site Intergrity statement Report 2002