Campus Coffee winner!

Campus Coffee winner!

A big thank you to everyone who attended April’s Campus Coffee at Hatley Castle hosted by Campus Services.  There was a buzz in the air as staff networked together to answer the historical quiz questions and learned about our Guided Walking Estate Tours which will begin at the end of April.   We are pleased to share that Catherine Ellis in our Finance Department was the winner!  Congratulations and we hope she enjoys the new book The Seasons that will be available in the Gift Shop.

Answers to the quiz:

1) What year was construction start on Hatley Castle?  1908

2) How long did it take to construct the Castle? 18 months

3) Who was the prominent architect who built Hatley Castle? Samuel Maclure

4) What is the signature architectural detail the architect uses in the rooms on the first floor?  4-squares

5) What exotic wood was used to panel the Billiards Room?  Hint you can still smell it today.  Jarrah (related to Eucalyptus)