Sooke District hosting to tea to honour Queen

On Sept. 9, the Queen will claim the title. Her reign began 63 years and seven months ago.

District of Sooke council will host a short gathering Sept. 9 in celebration of Queen Elizabeth becoming the longest-reigning sovereign in Canadian history.

On Sept. 9, the Queen will claim the title. Her reign began 63 years and seven months ago.

Queen Elizabeth acceded to the throne following the death of her father King George VI on Feb. 6, 1952.

Previously, Queen Elizabeth’s great-grandmother Queen Victoria held the record, having reigned for 23,226 days.

The District of Sooke event will be held Sept. 9 from noon to 1 p.m.. Tea and light refreshments will follow.

For more information, please call 250-642-1634.

 

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