Possession Street

Possession Street information

Hong Kong , China
Possession St
Sheung Wan
Getting there
Bus: 26
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Just before Hollywood Rd meets Queen’s Rd West is Possession St, where Commodore Gordon Bremmer and a contingent of British marines planted the Union Jack flag on 26 January 1841 and claimed Hong Kong Island for the Crown (though no plaque marks this birthplace of colonial Hong Kong).